Meadow vs Holler - What's the difference?

meadow | holler |


As a proper noun meadow

is a town in texas.

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).

meadow

English

(wikipedia meadow)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A field or pasture; a piece of land covered or cultivated with grass, usually intended to be mown for hay; an area of low-lying vegetation, especially near a river.
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  • Low land covered with coarse grass or rank herbage near rivers and in marshy places by the sea.
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    Derived terms

    * catch-meadow * meadow barley * meadow beauty * meadow bright * meadow buttercup * meadow clary * meadow clover * meadow cranesbill * meadow cress * meadow dermatitis * meadow fern * meadow fescue * meadow foxtail * meadow frog * meadow golden * meadow grass * meadow horsetail * meadow jumping mouse * meadow leek * meadow lily * meadow mouse * meadow muffin * meadow mushroom * meadow nematode * meadow ore * meadow oxeye * meadow pea * meadow pink * meadow pipit * meadow rue * meadow saffron * meadow salsify * meadow saxifrage * meadow spikemoss * meadow spittlebug * meadow starling * meadow thistle * meadow violet * meadow vole * meadowage * meadowed * meadower * meadowing * meadowish * meadowland * meadowlark * meadowless * meadowsweet * meadow-wink * meadowy * queen of the meadow * water meadow

    holler

    English

    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

    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
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