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

 

hurrah

 exclamation
exclamation
BrE BrE//həˈrɑː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//həˈrɑː//
 
(also hurray
BrE BrE//həˈreɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//həˈreɪ//
 
)
 
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= hooray Word Origin late 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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