halloa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

halloa

  1. A loud exclamation; a call to invite attention to something or to incite; a shout.
    • 1903, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist [1]
      "Halloa! Stop there!" he shouted, holding his bicycle to block our road.

Verb[edit]

halloa (third-person singular simple present halloas, present participle halloaing, simple past and past participle halloaed)

  1. (intransitive) To utter an exclamation of "halloa".

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