Hooray meaning

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Used as an exclamation of pleasure, approval, elation, or victory.
interjection
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A shout of “hooray.”
noun
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Excitement; fanfare.
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To applaud, cheer, or approve (someone or something) by shouting “hooray.”
verb
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To shout “hooray.”
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interjection
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Used to express approval, joy or victory.

Lizzie has broken a world record, and is now an Olympic medallist! – Hooray!

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A shout to signify victory.
noun
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An expression of excitement.
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To shout an expression of excitement.
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Origin of hooray

  • Alteration of huzzah

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • First attested in the late 17th C. Unknown

    From Wiktionary