"hurray," cried Harry who had wandered a short distance from the others.
He only spoke in time, for in the excitement the men were about to hurray.
hurray,” cried Frank, “one of your fleet must have recaptured it.
But even as the hurray ascended the side of the cliff, so did the rope.
hurray for the new life of liberty and fresh experiences as Miss Million's maid!
This time we were off, and when I realized it I said "hurray!"
Youve nothing to say at all but only harden your heart and shout, hurray, my boys!
"hurray," said Katharine, with a sincerity which would have deceived a diplomat.
hurray for her father and mother: there they are, with old squire an' the major's mother.
"hurray for the young aviators of the Rio Grande," cried Bob, swinging his arm like a cheer leader of the school team.
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).