- (used as an exclamation of encouragement to a player or team.)
Origin of rah
Examples from the Web for rah
An enduring example of their seeming distance from the more "rah rah" Bush crowd came on Election Day, 2008.The Cheney You Don't Know
October 12, 2010
Even the sulky Crow joined in at last with a "'Rah, 'rah, 'rah!"Bannertail
Ernest Thompson Seton
As he took his seat, while his chums cheered and shouted Rah, Rah, Elmwood!Tom Fairfield's Schooldays
Seems to me what you want in those kind of songs is a lot of rah, rah, hullabaloo!Weatherby's Inning
Ralph Henry Barbour
Others are rah (Phaseolus radiatus) and mothi (Phaseolus aconitifolius).Kashmir
Sir Francis Edward Younghusband
Eugene had previously noted the peculiarity of this rowdy, rah!The "Genius"
- informal, mainly US short for hurrah
Word Origin and History for rah
in cheers, 1870, a shortening of hurrah. Adjective rah-rah is attested from 1907, originally indicating college life generally, later enthusiastic cheerleading.