- (used as an exclamation of joy, applause, appreciation, etc.) hurrah!
- the exclamation “huzzah.”
- an instance of giving praise or applause; accolade: The newspaper's review was one big huzzah for the new movie.
- to shout “huzzah.”
- to salute with huzzahs.
Origin of huzzah
1565–75; variant of earlier hussa, hissa sailors' cry; see hoise
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Examples from the Web for huzzaed
All three huzzaed loudly, and for a moment forgot the peril of their position.The Boy Hunters
Captain Mayne Reid
The crowd continued all night in the outer court of the Abbey, and huzzaed every time the Prince appeared at the window.Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745
The men immediately took up their arms, huzzaed their chief, and began to march.Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745.
He looked weary and completely crushed, but the others whooped and huzzaed.The Song of Songs
They tossed their caps in the air, they huzzaed, and proceeded towards the smack.
- an archaic word for hurrah
C16: of unknown origin
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