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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