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Meaning of HURRAH

Pronunciation:  hu'râ

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a victory cheer; "let's give the team a big hurrah"
  2. [v]  shout"hurrah!"
 

HURRAH is a 6 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: hooray
 
 See Also: call, cheer, cry, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Hur*rah"\ Hurra \Hur*ra"\, interj. [Cf. G., Dan., & Sw.
    hurra. Cf. {Huzza}.]
    A word used as a shout of joy, triumph, applause,
    encouragement, or welcome.
    
          Hurrah! hurrah! for Ivry and Henry of Navarre.
                                                   --Macaulay.
    
    
  2. \Hur*rah"\, n.
    A cheer; a shout of joy, etc.
    
    {Hurrah's nest}, state of utmost confusion. [Colloq. U.S.]
    
             A perfect hurrah's nest in our kitchen. --Mrs.
                                                   Stowe.
    
    
  3. \Hur*rah"\, v. i.
    To utter hurrahs; to huzza.
    
    
  4. \Hur*rah"\, v. t.
    To salute, or applaud, with hurrahs.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alleluia, applaud, applause, ardor, bark, battle cry, bawl, bellow, calenture, call, caterwaul, cheer, chorus of cheers, coil, contention, controversy, cry, cry for joy, dispute, enthusiasm, fervor, fire, furore, fuss, give a cheer, hallelujah, halloo, hear, holler, hollo, hooray, hoot, hosanna, howl, hurray, huzzah, paean, rah, rallying cry, roar, ruckus, rumpus, scream, screech, shindy, shout, shout hosanna, shriek, squall, squeal, to-do, uproar, war cry, war whoop, whoop, yammer, yap, yawl, yawp, yell, yelp, yippee, yo-ho, yowl, zeal
 

 

 

 

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