Holler vs C - What's the difference?

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As a noun holler

is a yell, shout or holler can be (southern us|appalachia) (small valley between mountains).

As a verb holler

is to yell or shout.

As an adjective holler

is (dialectal|especially|southern us|appalachia).

As a letter c is

the third letter of the.

As a numeral c is

cardinal number one hundred (100).

As a symbol c is




Etymology 1

American variant of holla, hallo or hollo. Possibly derived from the Irish Gaelic oll-bhúir'', pronounced ''h-oll-oor , meaning a terrific yell, a great roar. Cassidy, D: "How the Irish invented Slang", page 179, CounterPunch Press, 2007, ISBN 978-1-904859-60-4


(en noun)
  • A yell, shout.
  • I heard a holler from over the fence.
  • By extension, any communication to get somebody's attention.
  • If you need anything, just give me a holler .
    * hollering * cry, outcry * howl * hurl * scream * shout


    (en verb)
  • To yell or shout.
  • You can holler at your computer as much as you want, but it won't help anything.
  • To call out one or more words
  • To complain, gripe
  • Synonyms
    * shout * See also * See also


    Etymology 2

    Variation of hollow.


    (en noun)
  • (Southern US, Appalachia) (small valley between mountains).
  • Adjective

  • (dialectal, especially, Southern US, Appalachia) .
  • the holler tree



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    Etymology 1

    Modification of upper case letter C, from Etruscan .


  • The third letter of the .
  • Usage notes
    * Not to be confused with (the lunate sigma). * In many languages, the letter c represents both a “hard” ), based on the following letter. * In a number of languages, it is used only for the sound. * In many languages, it occurs frequently in the digraph with ch. * In some romanization systems of non-Latin scripts, it represents .
    See also
    (Latn-script) * Other scripts: , * Letters and symbols with similar shapes: (open O), * For more variations, see . * * (wikipedia "c")


    (Voiceless palatal plosive) (head)
  • voiceless palatal plosive.
  • Etymology 2

    Lower case form of upper case roman numeral C, a standardization of ), from the practice of designating each tenth X notch with an extra cut.

    Alternative forms

    * C,


  • cardinal number one hundred (100).
  • Usage notes
    With a bar over the numeral, i.e., as c, it represents one hundred thousand.
    Derived terms
    * English: c-note
    See also
    * Lesser roman numeral symbol: * Greater roman numeral symbol: *

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) .


  • (label) The speed of light, 2.99792458 × 108 m/s.
  • (label) The space of convergent sequences
  • See also

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