For an instant the boys were ahead, hurrahing with all their might—only for an instant, but even that was something.
“May we all be hurrahing this time next week,” returned Andrews.
You ought to have heard the hurrahing when the children saw him coming in from the kitchen with it.
If you had buried two husbands who had served in the war, you would be hurrahing, too.
There was no shouting or hurrahing; no band to play "See the Conquering Hero comes."
The hurrahing was tremendous, and the shouts of laughter were tremendous too.
We marched around and around the park, cheering, singing patriotic songs, and hurrahing for McKinley.
On came Frank, hurrahing and shouting, “Second in, at all events.”
About sunset some one going by heard a loud screaming and hurrahing.
It is the shouting and hurrahing of the wind that suits a man.
1680s, alteration of huzza, similar to shouts recorded in German, Danish, Swedish. Perhaps picked up during Thirty Years' War. Hurra was said to be the battle-cry of Prussian soldiers during the War of Liberation (1812-13). Hooray is its popular form and is almost as old. Also hurray (1780); hurroo (1824); hoorah (1798).