huzzah

or huz·za

[huh-zah]
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noun
  1. the exclamation “huzzah.”
  2. an instance of giving praise or applause; accolade: The newspaper's review was one big huzzah for the new movie.
verb (used without object)
  1. to shout “huzzah.”
verb (used with object)
  1. to salute with huzzahs.

Origin of huzzah

1565–75; variant of earlier hussa, hissa sailors' cry; see hoise
Related formsun·huz·zahed, adjective
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Related Words for huzzaed

cheer, yell, encouragement, whoopee, yay, hurray, huzza, rah-rah, yippee

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British Dictionary definitions for huzzaed

huzzah

interjection, noun, verb
  1. an archaic word for hurrah

Word Origin for huzzah

C16: of unknown origin
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