Definition of hurrah exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//həˈrɑː//
; NAmE NAmE//həˈrɑː//
(also hurray
BrE BrE//həˈreɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//həˈreɪ//
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= hooray Word Originlate 17th cent.: alteration of huzza, an exclamation used to express approval or delight; perhaps originally a sailors' cry when hauling in the nets.
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