hoot and holler


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hoot and holler

An always-on voice circuit between two or more parties. Yelling (hooting and hollering) into the phone causes the recipients to pay attention and listen. Hoot and holler connections are typically four-wires (one transmit pair; one receive pair) to each station. Also spelled "hoot 'n holler."
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There's active noise cancellation to eradicate the sounds of your unbearable, braying colleagues - who will surely hoot and holler in unbridled jealousy of your new headset - while the boom mic has been tuned for high-quality voice calls.
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