hurrah definition

  • interjection:
    • Used as an exclamation of pleasure, approval, elation, or triumph.
    • Expressing endorsement, understanding, or glee.
    • A word made use of as a shout of joy, triumph, applause, reassurance, or welcome.
  • noun:
    • A shout of "hurrah.”
    • Excitement; fanfare.
    • A cheer; a-cry of hurrah!.
    • A cheer; a shout of pleasure, etc.
    • a victory cheer
  • verb-transitive:
    • To applaud, cheer, or approve (someone or something) by shouting "hurrah.”
    • To salute, or applaud, with hurrahs.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To shout "hurrah.”
    • To utter hurrahs; to huzza.
  • verb:
    • to provide a hurrah (to someone).
    • shout `hurrah!'
  • others:
    • An exclamation expressive of pleasure, compliments, applause, or encouragement: often made use of as a noun.
    • To utter a loud shout of acclamation, support, happiness, or even the love.
    • To receive or come with with acclamation, or with shouts of delight; encourage by rounds of cheering.

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