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synonyms for halloo

  • bark
  • bawl
  • bellow
  • call
  • cheer
  • clamor
  • cry
  • holler
  • howl
  • hue
  • roar
  • salvo
  • scream
  • screech
  • shriek
  • squall
  • squawk
  • tumult
  • vociferation
  • whoop
  • yammer
  • yap
  • yawp
  • yell

antonyms for halloo

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  • seriousness
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How to use halloo in a sentence

That was the meaning of all the loud halloo—for that the hounds were unleashed and the hunting-horns sounded.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
A boyish impulse, tempted me to give a loud halloo, in order to set the beautiful animal off at its wildest speed.
THE MONCTONS: A NOVEL, VOLUME ISUSANNA MOODIE
A loud halloo from Major Mowbray, who seemed advancing upon the wings of the wind, told Dick that he was discovered.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
Karlsefin did so, and immediately after a faint and very distant halloo came back in reply.
THE NORSEMEN IN THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
We have an excellent illustration of those possibilities in the word “halloo,” commonly rendered as “hello.”
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
After supper they were all gathered as usual about the fire, Blant holding the babe, when there was a halloo from the road.
MOTHERING ON PERILOUSLUCY S. FURMAN
I have myself been the king's man for thirty years or more, but I have not been wont to halloo about it on a peaceful highway.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Through their guide and spokesman they utter, not the usual halloo, but a quieter hail, with a friendly beckon.
BONAVENTUREGEORGE WASHINGTON CABLE
We both sprang to our feet and seizing our guns, stood ready to fire at a moment's warning, "Halloo!"
STORIES AND SKETCHESHARRIET S. CASWELL
The steamer passed safely between the two boats, slackening speed as the pilot caught our loud halloo!
LITTLE RIVERSHENRY VAN DYKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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