rah

[ rah ]
/ rɑ /

interjection

(used as an exclamation of encouragement to a player or team.)

Origin of rah

First recorded in 1865–70; short for hurrah
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British Dictionary definitions for rah

rah

/ (rɑː) /

interjection

informal, mainly US short for hurrah
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Word Origin and History for rah

rah


in cheers, 1870, a shortening of hurrah. Adjective rah-rah is attested from 1907, originally indicating college life generally, later enthusiastic cheerleading.

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