Holler vs Holder - What's the difference?

holler | holder |

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 proper noun holder is


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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


(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




    (en noun)
  • A thing that holds.
  • Put your umbrella in the umbrella holder .
  • A person who temporarily or permanently possesses something.
  • He's been an account holder with us since 2004.
    In 2012, there were 28 living holders of the Victoria Cross or the George Cross.
  • (nautical) One who is employed in the hold of a vessel.
  • (sports) The defending champion.