b. Slang, hide, hide out, lie low, conceal oneself,
holiday, n. 1. vacation, day off, time off, breathing space or spell, respite, recess; furlough, leave, leave of absence, sabbatical.
2. gala day, red-letter day, banner day, field day; occasion, event, birthday, anniversary, jubilee; carnival, fair, kermis, Mardi gras; fete, gala, Inf. do, SI. jamboree; junket, frolic, spree, whirl, lark, treat.
3. festival, saint's day, holy day, feast day, Rom. Cath. Ch. holy day of obligation, (in ancient Rome) feria; rite, ritual, ceremony, celebration, observance, keeping; remembrance, memorialization, commemoration.
-adj. 4. festal, festival, in holiday spirits, Inf. Christmassy; festive, convivial, joyous, merry, mirthful, gleeful; gay, sportive, fun-making, rollicking, good-time.
5. commemorative, memorial, in honor of.
holier-than-thou, adj. sanctimonious, self-righteous, Pharisaic, Pharisaical, tartuffian, pietistic, pietistical; unctuous, smug, self-satisfied, Inf. uppity, Inf. uppish, haughty, snobbish,
holiness, n. sanctity, sanctitude, saintliness, godliness; sacredness, divineness, divinity; religiosity, spirituality, devoutness, piety, religiousness, reverence; righteousness, goodness, virtue, virtuousness, purity, chastity, grace.
holler, v. Informal, shout, cry out, halloo; hurrah, huzzah, cheer, whoop; bellow, roar, thunder, bawl, howl, yowl; yell, scream, shriek, squall, yammer, clamor.
hollow, adj. 1. empty, unfilled, hollowed, not solid, not dense, excavated, drained, vacant, blank; depressed, concave, dented, indented, caved in, Inf. stoved in; incurved, incurving, incurvate, cupped, cup-shaped, alveolate, alveolated; dipping, sunk, sunken, cavernous.
2. muffled, dull, It. sordo, deep, not resonant, flat, toneless, dead, sepulchral.
3. valueless, useless, inefficacious, unavailing, of no use or avail, bootless, fruitless; gainless, profitless, unprofitable, worthless, too dear, not worth it, Pyrrhic; meaningless, unmeaning, senseless, without sense, insignificant, unsignificative, trivial.
4. insincere, hypocritical, artful, cunning, wily, tricky, sophistic; feigned, sham, counterfeit, artificial, spurious, made-up, fabricated; false, mendacious, lying, dissembling, truthless, untruthful, uncandid, untrue; deceptive, two-faced, Inf. fork-tongued.