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Definitions and Synonyms of halloo | Another word for halloo | What is halloo?

Definition 1: a shout to attract attention - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where halloo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave a great halloo but no one heard him

(halloo is a kind of ...) a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

"the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

Definition 2: shout `halloo', as when greeting someone or attracting attention - [verb of communication]

(halloo is a kind of ...) utter a sudden loud cry

"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

Definition 3: urge on with shouts - [verb of contact]

Samples where halloo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • halloo the dogs in a hunt

(halloo is a kind of ...) urge on; cause to act

"The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"

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