interjection, verb (used without object), noun
verb (used without object)
Origin of hurrah
Examples from the Web for hoorah
Historical Examples of hoorah
I've taken all comers 'twixt Hoorah and Hackenny, and he ain't let me down yet.
Now here's all this hoorah about his bein' put up for Congress!Heart's Desire
Well, if the hoorah had started there 'stead of here there'd be dead people now back of us more'n there is now.The Covered Wagon
"It ain't wuth a hoorah in a hen-pen if it ain't run as a tavern," stated the Cap'n.
interjection, noun, verb
hooray (huːˈreɪ) or hurray (hʊˈreɪ)
Word Origin for hurrah
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).