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hurrah

[ huh-rah, -raw ]SEE DEFINITION OF hurrah

Synonyms for hurrah

  • cheer
  • encouragement
  • whoopee
  • yay
  • yell
  • hip-hip
  • hurray
  • huzza
  • rah-rah
  • three cheers
  • yippee
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HURRAH

I pointed into the bushes with signs of "Hurrah, it's Wahb."

The place was cold as a barn, an' it looked like a hurrah's nest.

I'm just as likely to wave my hat and hurrah as I am to do anything.

I fired and was reloading my gun, when I heard a hurrah behind me.

Recently the filly shied, took the bit in her teeth and—hurrah, boys!

There I was, though, and the crowd doin' the hurrah act for all it was worth.

No iron mixed with miry clay, Will ever do, the people say,Hurrah!

No other man in this our day Will ever do, the people say:Hurrah!

"Hurrah, Songbird, you ought to have that set to music," cried Dick.

Bob balanced himself on the top rail, and shouted, "Hurrah!"

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, alteration of huzza, similar to shouts recorded in German, Danish, Swedish. Perhaps picked up during Thirty Years' War. Hurra was said to be the battle-cry of Prussian soldiers during the War of Liberation (1812-13). Hooray is its popular form and is almost as old. Also hurray (1780); hurroo (1824); hoorah (1798).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HURRAH

cheer

nounapplause, supportive yell
  • acclamation
  • approbation
  • approval
  • cry
  • encouragement
  • hurrah
  • hurray
  • huzzah
  • ovation
  • plaudits
  • roar
  • shout

cheers

nounapplause, supportive yell
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