Hooray Definition

-rā
hoorays, hurrahs, hurrayed, hurraying, hurrays
interjection
Webster's New World
Used as an exclamation of pleasure, approval, elation, or victory.
American Heritage
noun
A shout of “hooray.”
American Heritage
Excitement; fanfare.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
verb
hoorays
To applaud, cheer, or approve (someone or something) by shouting “hooray.”
American Heritage
To shout “hooray.”
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Hooray

Noun

Singular:
hooray
Plural:
hoorays

Origin of Hooray

  • First attested in the late 17th C. Unknown

    From Wiktionary

  • Alteration of huzzah

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

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