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hullo

[huh-loh] /həˈloʊ/
interjection, noun, plural hullos, verb (used without object), verb (used with object), hulloed, hulloing.
1.
2.
Chiefly British, hello.
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British Dictionary definitions for hullo

hello

/hɛˈləʊ; hə-; ˈhɛləʊ/
sentence substitute
1.
an expression of greeting used on meeting a person or at the start of a telephone call
2.
a call used to attract attention
3.
an expression of surprise
4.
an expression used to indicate that the speaker thinks his or her listener is naive or slow to realize something: Hello? Have you been on Mars for the past two weeks or something?
noun (pl) -los
5.
the act of saying or calling "hello"
Word Origin
C19: see hallo

hullo

/hʌˈləʊ/
sentence substitute, noun
1.
a variant of hello
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Word Origin and History for hullo

call to attract attention, by 1828; see hello.

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