Holler vs Holder - What's the difference?
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
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
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]
A yell, shout.
By extension, any communication to get somebody's attention.
- I heard a holler from over the fence.
- If you need anything, just give me a holler .
* cry, outcry
To yell or shout.
To call out one or more words
To complain, gripe
- You can holler at your computer as much as you want, but it won't help anything.
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Variation of hollow.
(Southern US, Appalachia) (small valley between mountains).
(dialectal, especially, Southern US, Appalachia) .
- the holler tree
A thing that holds.
A person who temporarily or permanently possesses something.
- Put your umbrella in the umbrella holder .
- He's been an account holder with us since 2004.
(nautical) One who is employed in the hold of a vessel.
(sports) The defending champion.
- In 2012, there were 28 living holders of the Victoria Cross or the George Cross.