(used as an exclamation of joy, exultation, appreciation, encouragement, or the like.)
to shout “hurrah.”
an exclamation of “hurrah.”
hubbub; commotion; fanfare.
a colorful or tumultuous event; spectacle or celebration: We celebrated the centennial with a three-day hurrah.
Idioms about hurrah
last / final hurrah, a final moment or occasion of glory or achievement: The new play will be her last hurrah as an actress before she retires.
- Also hur·ray [huh-rey], /həˈreɪ/, hoo·ray [hoo-rey], /hʊˈreɪ/, hoo·rah [hoo-rah] /hʊˈrɑ/ .
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How to use hurrah in a sentence
With two championships stowed safely away, it was only natural that the baseball season should have begun with a hip-hip-hurray.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High | Leslie W. Quirk
"Hurray," said Katharine, with a sincerity which would have deceived a diplomat.Berry And Co. | Dornford Yates
Hurray for Buster; hes all right; and this time hes struck a brilliant idea!Motor Boat Boys' River Chase | Louis Arundel
When Jonas had left the room, however, Rollo leaped about with many a caper, and shouted “Hurray!”Rollo in Society | George S. Chappell
hurrah, in American, has also borrowed the a of plate; one hears hurray much oftener than hurraw.The American Language | Henry L. Mencken
British Dictionary definitions for hurrah
a cheer of joy, victory, etc
to shout "hurrah"
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