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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.
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Lou hollering and me beating my head against the wall and crying until her voice is gone and all my pain converges in my bloodied head.
Those who adapt, as the Mexican American girl in Cisneros' "Never Marry a Mexican," (in Women Hollering Creek) struggle with their own language.
Her raucous rodeo barker, whooping, and hollering for imaginary contestants, keeps replaying in slow motion her tumble from horse to turf, then rebounding to continue the manic patter.
Yet both Ramis and Munoz are equally impressive as soloists when indelicately hollering in Spanish or tearing about the stage on their knees.