verb (used without object)
Origin of hurrah
Examples from the Web for hurrah
If an editor at the paper will speak up for journalistic ethics, hurrah.
The men gave a hurrah, and George and Jacky prepared to run and find the treasure.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
Presently a cry louder than all the rest reached our ears—a truly British Hurrah!Saved from the Sea|W.H.G. Kingston
Luckily on the 6th he was joined by Admiral Parker with five ships, and on the 13th—hurrah!As We Sweep Through The Deep|Gordon Stables
British Dictionary definitions for hurrah
hooray (huːˈreɪ) or hurray (hʊˈreɪ)
Word Origin for hurrah
Word Origin and History 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).