Origin of hurrayfrom hurrah
They have reason to shout "hurray!"
Hurray is defined as an alternative spelling of hurrah, which is a cheer used to express happiness or joy.
When you win the lottery, this is an example of a time when you might yell hurray!
used to express joy, triumph, approval, etc.: a shout used as in cheering
an instance of shouting “hurray”
to shout “hurray” (for); cheer
- Alternative spelling of hurrah.
(third-person singular simple present hurrays, present participle hurraying, simple past and past participle hurrayed)
- (intransitive) To cheer with a "hurray".