rah-rah


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rah-rah

 (rä′rä′)
adj. Informal
Ardently enthusiastic.

[Reduplication of rah.]

rah-rah

(ˈrɑːˌrɑː)
adj
informal chiefly US like or marked by boisterous and uncritical enthusiasm and excitement
[C20: a reduplication of rah]

rah-rah

(ˈrɑˈrɑ)

adj. Informal.
marked by or expressive of ardently enthusiastic spirit: rah-rah undergraduates.
[1910–15, Amer.]
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It was the decade that spawned huge hairdos, rah-rah skirts and enough make-up to sink a ship.
2 was an opportunity for universities to root for the rah-rah group of their respective alma maters, the cheerleaders.
It isn't rah-rah phoniness that your interviewer is hoping to hear.
After serving as the backbone of national team campaigns, culminating in last year's FIBA Asia Championship where he towed Gilas to the semifinals before injuring his calf early in the all-important revenge match against South Korea, Douthit's role has been reduced to that of a highly-paid scrimmage player and a rah-rah guy on the bench in the FIBA Basketball World Cup here.
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With the exception of the baseball-crazy Japanese, can you sell the Broadway tourist audience on this rah-rah cheer for the home team?
In fact I was almost convinced that - aside from a few of the blazer-wearing old guard swilling gin in the oak-panelled committee rooms of certain well-to-do southern rugby union clubs - the rah-rah brigade's snobbish disdain for anything rugby league had all but vanished.
For years, I was ridiculed for picking up my rock-u-cation amid the supposed rah-rah skirt dirge of the 1980s.
That shouldn't be so hard to write, but the Bruins are local in these woods and there's the shadow of rah-rah for the home team and favoritism and Ben Howland thinking he's got you.
Jonny Magic doesn't get that far, and its rah-rah tunnel-vision is what ultimately makes it a straight draw, instead of the royal flush it could have been.
But classic girls like to let their hair down too ( so Heather's second outfit was a fun and sexy rah-rah top and skirt from Joseph.