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Definition of hooray exclamation from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(also hurray) exclamation
, NAmE//həˈreɪ//
(also hurrah)
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  • used to show that you are happy or that you approve of something
  • Idioms
    hip, hip, hooray! (hip, hip, hurrah!)
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    used by a group of people to show their approval of someone. One person in the group sayship, hipand the others then shouthooray “Three cheers for the bride and groom: Hip, hip…” “Hooray!”
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: hooray

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