hurrah

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hur·rah

 (ho͝o-rä′, -rô′, hə-) or hur·ray (-rā′)
interj.n. & v.
Variants of hooray.

hurrah

(hʊˈrɑː) ,

hooray

,

hurray

or

hooroo

interj, n
a cheer of joy, victory, etc
vb
to shout "hurrah"
[C17: probably from German hurra; compare huzzah]

hur•rah

(həˈrɑ, -ˈrɔ)

also hur•ray

(-ˈreɪ)

interj., v. -rahed, -rah•ing also -rayed, -ray•ing,
n. interj.
1. (used as an exclamation of joy, exultation, appreciation, encouragement, or the like.)
v.i.
2. to shout “hurrah.”
n.
3. an exclamation of “hurrah.”
4. hubbub; commotion; fanfare.
5. a colorful or tumultuous event; spectacle or celebration.
Idioms:
last or final hurrah, a final moment of glory; last notable achievement.
[1680–90; < German hurra]

hurrah

, hurray, hooray - Hurrah, hurray, and hooray are alterations of huzza, a sailor's cheer.
See also related terms for sailors.

hurrah


Past participle: hurrahed
Gerund: hurrahing

Imperative
hurrah
hurrah
Present
I hurrah
you hurrah
he/she/it hurrahs
we hurrah
you hurrah
they hurrah
Preterite
I hurrahed
you hurrahed
he/she/it hurrahed
we hurrahed
you hurrahed
they hurrahed
Present Continuous
I am hurrahing
you are hurrahing
he/she/it is hurrahing
we are hurrahing
you are hurrahing
they are hurrahing
Present Perfect
I have hurrahed
you have hurrahed
he/she/it has hurrahed
we have hurrahed
you have hurrahed
they have hurrahed
Past Continuous
I was hurrahing
you were hurrahing
he/she/it was hurrahing
we were hurrahing
you were hurrahing
they were hurrahing
Past Perfect
I had hurrahed
you had hurrahed
he/she/it had hurrahed
we had hurrahed
you had hurrahed
they had hurrahed
Future
I will hurrah
you will hurrah
he/she/it will hurrah
we will hurrah
you will hurrah
they will hurrah
Future Perfect
I will have hurrahed
you will have hurrahed
he/she/it will have hurrahed
we will have hurrahed
you will have hurrahed
they will have hurrahed
Future Continuous
I will be hurrahing
you will be hurrahing
he/she/it will be hurrahing
we will be hurrahing
you will be hurrahing
they will be hurrahing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hurrahing
you have been hurrahing
he/she/it has been hurrahing
we have been hurrahing
you have been hurrahing
they have been hurrahing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hurrahing
you will have been hurrahing
he/she/it will have been hurrahing
we will have been hurrahing
you will have been hurrahing
they will have been hurrahing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hurrahing
you had been hurrahing
he/she/it had been hurrahing
we had been hurrahing
you had been hurrahing
they had been hurrahing
Conditional
I would hurrah
you would hurrah
he/she/it would hurrah
we would hurrah
you would hurrah
they would hurrah
Past Conditional
I would have hurrahed
you would have hurrahed
he/she/it would have hurrahed
we would have hurrahed
you would have hurrahed
they would have hurrahed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hurrah - a victory cheerhurrah - a victory cheer; "let's give the team a big hurrah"
cheer - a cry or shout of approval
Verb1.hurrah - shout `hurrah!'
cry, scream, shout out, yell, squall, shout, holler, hollo, call - utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
Translations
hurá!
hurra
éljen!
húrra
urā!
hurá!
hura
Helâl!Yaşa!Yaşasın!

hurrah

[hʊˈrɑː] hurray [hʊˈreɪ]
A. EXCL¡hurra!
hurrah for Mr Brown!¡viva el señor Brown!
B. Nvítor m

hurrah

[hʊˈrɑː] hurray [hʊˈreɪ] nhourra m

hurrah

, hurray
interjhurra; hurrah for the king!ein Hoch dem König!

hurrah

[huˈrɑː] hurray [huˈreɪ] exclurrà!, evviva!
hurrah for Mr Jones! → viva Mr Jones!

hurrah,

hurray,

hoorah,

hooray

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