Definition of halloo verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    halloo

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//hæˈluː//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//hæˈluː//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they halloo
    BrE BrE//hæˈluː//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//hæˈluː//
     
    he / she / it halloos
    BrE BrE//hæˈluːz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//hæˈluːz//
     
    past simple hallooed
    BrE BrE//hæˈluːd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//hæˈluːd//
     
    past participle hallooed
    BrE BrE//hæˈluːd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//hæˈluːd//
     
    -ing form hallooing
    BrE BrE//hæˈluːɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//hæˈluːɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] halloo (somebody) to attract somebody's attention by shouting
  2. 2[transitive] halloo something to shout at hunting dogs in order to tell them to start chasing an animal

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