Used as an exclamation of pleasure, approval, elation, or victory.
A shout of “hooray.”
To applaud, cheer, or approve (someone or something) by shouting “hooray.”
To shout “hooray.”
A shout to signify victory.
An expression of excitement.
Origin of hooray
- Alteration of huzzah
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- First attested in the late 17th C. Unknown