hollering

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hollering a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal) "his bellow filled the hallway"
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Quotations

  • Fulghum Robert
    Fulghum Robert
    “To be human is to keep rattling the bars of the cage of existence hollering, What's it for?”

Usage

In literature:

Deaf, too, for I hollered hello when I passed, and you never looked around!
"Skyrider" by B. M. Bower
Hi Holler had none of Dave's sensitiveness.
"'Way Down East" by Joseph R. Grismer
We need an audience to clap their hands and holler so's we'll know the crowd likes us and we're doin' all right.
"The Circus Comes to Town" by Lebbeus Mitchell
What do they holler 'who' for?
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Camp Rest-A-While" by Laura Lee Hope
I'll holler with him for all he's worth.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete" by Various
And so on to Chicago, where we didn't get off our speech, though from the manner in wich the people hollered Grant!
"“Swingin Round the Cirkle.”" by Petroleum V. Nasby
As the bull roared, the man hollered: 'I'd like to know who began this fuss anyway.
"A Man for the Ages" by Irving Bacheller
Dry Holler creek is just boomin', an' there's a big lake up there now.
"Added Upon" by Nephi Anderson
Makes you want to holler.
"On With Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Also, the government would holler for a share.
"Wilt Thou Torchy" by Sewell Ford
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In poetry:

I stood there and I hollered!
I stood there and I cried!
If it hadn't a-been so high
I might've jumped and died.
"Life Is Fine" by Langston Hughes
Nen I scampered past, an' they
Was somebody hollered "Hey!"
An' I ist looked ever'where,
An' they was nobody there.
"The Runaway Boy" by James Whitcomb Riley
I came up once and hollered!
I came up twice and cried!
If that water hadn't a-been so cold
I might've sunk and died.
"Life Is Fine" by Langston Hughes
I can see the skipper leanin' on the bridge's rail;
Hear him holler to the chief mate, "Crowd her — set all sail!"
I can feel the clipper leapin', as a colt untried,
Free to roam the rollin' pastures o' the open tide.
"Johnnie Chanteyman" by Bill Adams
And I like to slice 'em up in big pieces fer 'em all,
Espeshally the childern, and watch theyr high delight
As one by one the rines with theyr pink notches falls,
And they holler fer some more, with unquenched
appetite.
"Wortermelon Time" by James Whitcomb Riley
You kin smile and turn yer nose up, and joke and hev yer fun,
And laugh and holler "Tail-holts is better holts'n none!
Ef the city suits you better w'y, hit's where you'd ort'o be--
But the little Town o' Tailholt's good enough fer me!
"The Little Town O' Tailholt" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

Hoot 'n Holler Baby Back Ribs.
Expect mouth-watering BBQ accompanied by great mountain music at the 2nd Annual Mountain High BBQ & Music Festival, where the bluegrass band Rye Holler Boys will perform.
I Hear the Sadness Holler .
Courtesy of Oswego Harborfest Ron Richards and band won the Oswego Harborfest song contest with Richards' "A Hoot and a Holler ".
On Saturday at Johnny Brenda's, Berks County's Frog Holler was in the house.
Daytime talk is a hoot and a holler .
Over the weekend there was lots to holler about at the National Hollerin' Contest in Spivey's Corner, North Carolina.
It's not just hollering it about making a lot of noise.
Hoots, hollers and applause from fellow students sitting in the gym's bleachers rained down as each candidate made his or her way to the gym floor where they were presented with homecoming sashes.
Street Corner Holler focuses on blues.
Surely graduation is worth a holler or two.
Graduating from high school is worth a few hoots and hollers.
Art Show Asks for It, and the Vox Populi Hollers.
Far rarer are the sounds of actual whooping and hollering.
During a recent Romney campaign stop, a heckler from the audience hollered, "Hey Mitt Witt, where are you hiding your tax returns.".
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In science:

The authors would like to thank Peter Duffet-Smith and Christian Holler for helpful comments on the manuscript.
A spectral synthesis method to suppress aliasing and calibrate for delay errors in Fourier transform correlators
This ensures that the sub-bands span the desired frequency range and is discussed further in Holler et al. (2007).
A spectral synthesis method to suppress aliasing and calibrate for delay errors in Fourier transform correlators
The influence of players is gauged from the viewpoint of basic player types, desirability relations and classical power indices such as Shapley-Shubik index, Banzhaf index, Holler index, Deegan-Packel index and Chow parameters.
Complexity of comparison of influence of players in simple games
Both the Deegan-Packel index and the Holler index are based on the notion of minimal winning coalitions.
Complexity of comparison of influence of players in simple games
The Holler index, Hi of a player i in a simple game corresponds to the Banzhaf index with one difference: only swings in minimal winning coalitions contribute towards the Holler index.
Complexity of comparison of influence of players in simple games
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