Holler vs Crying - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between holler and crying

is that holler is a yell, shout or holler can be (southern us|appalachia) (small valley between mountains) while crying is action of the verb cry .

As verbs the difference between holler and crying

is that holler is to yell or shout while crying is .

As adjectives the difference between holler and crying

is that holler is (dialectal|especially|southern us|appalachia) while crying is that demands action or attention.

holler

English

Etymology 1

American variant of holla, hallo or hollo. Possibly derived from the Irish Gaelic oll-bhĂșir'', 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

Noun

(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 .
    Synonyms
    * hollering * cry, outcry * howl * hurl * scream * shout

    Verb

    (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

    References

    Etymology 2

    Variation of hollow.

    Noun

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

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

    crying

    English

    (wikipedia crying)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • That demands action or attention.
  • There is a crying need for more manual workers in this country.
  • That deserves rebuke or censure.
  • It is a crying shame that he managed to get away with that!

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Action of the verb cry .
  • Their constant cryings kept us awake!

    Verb

    (head)
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