Origin of hurrahultimately of echoic origin, originally
- an instance of shouting “hurrah”
- excitement, tumult, commotion, etc.
to shout “hurrah” (for); cheer
Variants of hooray
- Expressing approval, appreciation, or happiness.
- A cheer; a cry of hurrah!.
(third-person singular simple present hurrahs, present participle hurrahing, simple past and past participle hurrahed)
- (intransitive) To give a hurrah (to somebody).