WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ˈheave-ˈho,  n.[countable]pl.  -hos. [Informal.]
  1. an act of dismissing or throwing someone out of a place.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
heave-ho  (hēv),USA pronunciation n. [Informal.]
  1. an act of rejection, dismissal, or forcible ejection:The bartender gave the noisy drunk the old heave-ho.
  • noun, nominal use of phrase heave ho, Middle English havehou, hevelow

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
heave-ho sentence substitute
  1. a sailors' cry, as when hoisting anchor
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