hurray


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hoo·ray

(ho͝o-rā′, hə-) or hur·rah (-rä′, -rô′) or hur·ray (-rā′)
interj.
Used as an exclamation of pleasure, approval, elation, or victory.
n.
1. A shout of "hooray."
2. Excitement; fanfare.
v. hoo·rayed, hoo·ray·ing, hoo·rays also hur·rahed or hur·rah·ing or hur·rahs or hur·rayed or hur·ray·ing or hur·rays
v.tr.
To applaud, cheer, or approve (someone or something) by shouting "hooray."
v.intr.
To shout "hooray."

[Alteration of huzzah.]

hur·rah

 (ho͝o-rä′, -rô′, hə-) or hur·ray (-rā′)
interj.n. & v.
Variants of hooray.
hurrah, hurray, hooray - Hurrah, hurray, and hooray are alterations of huzza, a sailor's cheer.
See also related terms for sailors.

hurray


Past participle: hurrayed
Gerund: hurraying

Imperative
hurray
hurray
Present
I hurray
you hurray
he/she/it hurrays
we hurray
you hurray
they hurray
Preterite
I hurrayed
you hurrayed
he/she/it hurrayed
we hurrayed
you hurrayed
they hurrayed
Present Continuous
I am hurraying
you are hurraying
he/she/it is hurraying
we are hurraying
you are hurraying
they are hurraying
Present Perfect
I have hurrayed
you have hurrayed
he/she/it has hurrayed
we have hurrayed
you have hurrayed
they have hurrayed
Past Continuous
I was hurraying
you were hurraying
he/she/it was hurraying
we were hurraying
you were hurraying
they were hurraying
Past Perfect
I had hurrayed
you had hurrayed
he/she/it had hurrayed
we had hurrayed
you had hurrayed
they had hurrayed
Future
I will hurray
you will hurray
he/she/it will hurray
we will hurray
you will hurray
they will hurray
Future Perfect
I will have hurrayed
you will have hurrayed
he/she/it will have hurrayed
we will have hurrayed
you will have hurrayed
they will have hurrayed
Future Continuous
I will be hurraying
you will be hurraying
he/she/it will be hurraying
we will be hurraying
you will be hurraying
they will be hurraying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hurraying
you have been hurraying
he/she/it has been hurraying
we have been hurraying
you have been hurraying
they have been hurraying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hurraying
you will have been hurraying
he/she/it will have been hurraying
we will have been hurraying
you will have been hurraying
they will have been hurraying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hurraying
you had been hurraying
he/she/it had been hurraying
we had been hurraying
you had been hurraying
they had been hurraying
Conditional
I would hurray
you would hurray
he/she/it would hurray
we would hurray
you would hurray
they would hurray
Past Conditional
I would have hurrayed
you would have hurrayed
he/she/it would have hurrayed
we would have hurrayed
you would have hurrayed
they would have hurrayed
Translations
húrra
urā!
hurá!

hurrah,

hurray,

hoorah,

hooray

(huˈrei) noun, interjection
a shout of joy, enthusiasm etc. Hurrah! We're getting an extra day's holiday!
References in classic literature ?
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