hooley

/ˈhuli/ (say 'hoohlee)

noun Colloquial
a wild party.
{origin uncertain ? Irish}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Hooley — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Christopher Hooley (* 1928), britischer Mathematiker Darlene Hooley (* 1939), US amerikanische Politikerin E. T. Hooley (1842–1903), australischer Pionier und Politiker Edgar Purnell Hooley (1860–1942),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hooley — infobox UK place country = England latitude= 51.2927 longitude= 0.1645 official name= Hooley map type= Surrey population = 1,203 [ [http://www.surreycc.gov.uk/sccwebsite/sccwspublications.nsf/591f7dda55aad72a80256c670041a50d/1c602ea59c869c9180256e… …   Wikipedia

  • hooley — noun /ˈhuːli/ a) A party; an evening of traditional music and dance. At a family gathering, a wake or a Christmas hooley, other children would step forward to sing a rhyme or dance a hornpipe. b) A strong wind or gale, as in blowing a hooley …   Wiktionary

  • Hooley — wild party …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • hooley — I Australian Slang wild party II Everyday English Slang in Ireland n party or celebration III Irish Slang party/celebration …   English dialects glossary

  • hooley — noun (plural hooleys) informal, chiefly Irish a wild or noisy party. Origin C19: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • hooley — hoo·ley …   English syllables

  • hooley — ˈhülē noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : an Irish party usually with music …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hooley (disambiguation) — Hooley may refer to: * Hooley, a small village in Surrey, England * Darlene Hooley * Christopher Hooley, mathematician * E. Purnell Hooley * E. T. Hooley (1842–1903), explorer, pastoralist and politician in Western Australia * Frank Hooley *… …   Wikipedia

  • Hooley Dooleys — The Hooley Dooleys are an Australian children s performing act. They originally appeared on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, but have since appeared on commercial television and as a live touring act. [ [http://www.hooleydooleys.com/… …   Wikipedia


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