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hooray

[hoo-rey]
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interjection, verb (used without object), noun
  1. hurrah.
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Also hoo·rah [hoo-rah] /hʊˈrɑ/.
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  • It's the first time I've been counted in on any of this hooray stuff, and I can't say I hated it.

    Torchy and Vee

    Sewell Ford

  • Hooray for Italy, say I, and a good riddance to smoky old London!

  • Silas flung his cap into the furthest corner, with a shout of “Hooray!”

    All's Well

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • Tubby at this moment had difficulty in suppressing a shout of “hooray!”

  • Hooray, I feel I can eat and drink and be merrier than Ive been for a month.

    Under Cover

    Roi Cooper Megrue


British Dictionary definitions for hooray

hooray

interjection, noun, verb
  1. a variant of hurrah
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interjection
  1. Also: hooroo (huːˈruː) Australian and NZ goodbye; cheerio
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Word Origin and History for hooray

see hurrah.

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