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holler something out

to yell something out. The guard hollered a warning out. They hollered out a warning.
See also: holler, out

holler uncle

 and cry uncle; say uncle
Fig. to admit defeat. Joe kept pounding on Jim, trying to get him to holler uncle. He twisted my arm until I cried uncle.
See also: holler, uncle

hoot and holler

to shout in disapproval; to call and shout one's displeasure. After the umpire rendered his decision, the spectators hooted and hollered their thoughts on the matter. It's hard to play a good game of basketball when the fans are hooting and hollering at everything you do.
See also: and, holler, hoot

two (w)hoops and a holler

Rur. a short distance. Lexington? That's just two whoops and a holler from here. We're just two hoops and a holler from the downtown.
See also: and, holler, hoop, two
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A singer, for example, can holler to fans about a new album and sing a few verses; a politician can holler from the campaign trail; or an athlete can holler from the locker room following a game.
Being from New Jersey, where hollers don't really exist, this was unfamiliar territory.
To help us hear it for ourselves, their book includes an 18-track CD with examples of field hollers, work songs and sermons.
5) With these developments, it is important to reassess Himes's literary and historical achievement in if He Hollers Let Him Go and examine his fictional response to the events of the early 1940s -- the Japanese American internment and the Zoot Suit Riots -- and their relationship to the African American community.
Harry Belafonte and his colleagues have assembled here a rich sampling of the songs of a people who almost single-handedly invented American popular and folk music, and brought out of the trunks of our deeply troubled and sinful history the spirituals, hollers, battle hymns, and work songs of men and women who would not be silenced by slavery, imprisonment, or discrimination, but would instead forge a joyful sound to the God who is the light along the long road to freedom.
The Die Hard star, who played saxophone in a New York blues band before launching his acting career, admits: "Frank Sinatra sings, I holler loudly in key.
Hollers has notified the Company of her decision to conclude her 42 year banking career with First Bank effective April 1, 2014.
In this essay, I extend Awkward's theoretical project to provide a black male feminist critique of Chester Himes's If He Hollers Let Him Go.
Carl Sandburg Award-winning poet Sterling Plumpp hollers blues onto each page of text, fashioning work songs from the mouths of kin to eulogize ancestors into a final living space in the reader's imagination.
This handsome troupe of African American women, with its resident composer and drummer Junior "Gabu" Wedderburn, is a powerful ensemble that mixes rage with pathos, political aggression with droll humor, and field hollers with rhythmic chants.
This frightened both the Hollers and their children.
PACOIMA - With cheers and a few hollers, about 100 seniors greeted the reopening Thursday of the Pacoima Senior Center, which was forced to close in May when six inches of sewage flooded the facility.
Set in rural Kentucky, a place where black folks live "up hollers and across knobs .
And even though he told several interviewers that If He Hollers Let Him Go was a bestseller, according to the editors, "there is no evidence to support this claim.
Hollers has been named Chief Operating Officer of First Bancorp and First Bank, the Company's principal banking subsidiary.