Tally Ho?

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Hi again group,

What does it mean when a female says Tally Ho to a male instead of saying good night or goodbye?

P.S. My name seems to be misleading people so....I am a male.

Lazula
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Cambridge says: a shout made by a hunter who sees a fox

So be careful when you use it...
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It does seem like an odd thing to say when saying goodbye to someone. Are you perhaps thinking of 'cheerio', which is 'goodbye' in BrE?

Cheerio, Clive
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"Tally Ho, and away we go!"

It seems this is more appropriate for starting an activity than for saying goodbye.

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It was definitely Tally Ho.
Pieanne is right; it is the shout made by a hunter who sees a fox.

It is an expression used amongst the huntin' shootin' fishin' set, and may mean either hello or goodbye.
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Anonymous:
tally ho is something you say as an encouragment before doing something difficult
Anonymous:
It means goodbye and it is used in england
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