Hooray Henry


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Hooray Henry

(ˈhuːˌreɪ)
n, pl Hooray Henries or -rys
a young upper-class man, often with affectedly hearty voice and manners. Sometimes shortened to: Hooray
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Noun1.Hooray Henry - a lively and ineffectual upper-class young man
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
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Out of nowhere, Lady Mary's husband Hooray Henry quit WED Lady Edith motor-racing and lost his sense of direction.
There's a sad irony that this latest example of pathetic Hooray Henry sexism was uncovered at St Hugh's, a former women-only college.
While his friends were forced to watch the game on the television in a pub, he was surrounded by corporate, hooray Henry types who asked one another in plummy voices: "Which one is Howard Kendall?
There's that wild cultural contrast between hooray Henry in Jesmond and the West End boy with a bull terrier on the end of a length of washing line.
Not content with spilling out of a Versace dress at every Elton John white tie and tiara bash, everyone's favourite bit of posh has seen her Hooray Henry lifestyle life thrown into a spin after it emerged she'd been having an away game with Australian cricketer Shane Warne.
Racing Club earned their reputation as posh blazer boys with a series of stunts that would make even the most blueblooded, double-barrelled hooray Henry blush.
According to the Cassell Dictionary of Slang (1998)," Jeff Grant reports, "a HOORAY HENRY is 'a rich young man given to much public exhibitionism, drunkenness and similar antisocial activities, all based on an excess of snobbish self-esteem'.
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But then she married Hooray Henry and we all loved her again.
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The Marquis, listed as Henry de la Power Beresford on the magistrate's list and as "reprobate and landowner" in the Oxford Dictionary of Biography, set the basest standard for Hooray Henry hooliganism.