Meaning of HO in English


1. a an expression of surprise, admiration, triumph, or (often repeated as ho! ho! etc.) derision. b (in comb.) (heigh-ho; what ho).

2 a call for attention.

3 (in comb.) Naut. an addition to the name of a destination etc. (westward ho).

Etymology: ME, imit.: cf. ON h{oacute}

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.