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hur·rah

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

, hurray, hooray - Hurrah, hurray, and hooray are alterations of huzza, a sailor's cheer.
See also related terms for sailors.
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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
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hurrah

[hʊˈrɑː] hurray [hʊˈreɪ] nhourra m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hurrah

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

[huˈrɑː] hurray [huˈreɪ] exclurrà!, evviva!
hurrah for Mr Jones! → viva Mr Jones!
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hurrah,

hurray,

hoorah,

hooray

(huˈrei) noun, interjection
a shout of joy, enthusiasm etc. Hurrah! We're getting an extra day's holiday!
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
'Hurrah!' cried the shrill voices, more shrilly still.
And when I say thot, dinnot think I be asheamed of waa't I've deane, for I say again, Hurrah! and dom the schoolmeasther.
Thus from the first of the morning, through the scuttles silvered by its rays, they saluted the orb of night with a confident and joyous hurrah.
"Hurrah!" exclaimed Michel; "these meteors are handy postmen, and cost nothing.
He did not finish his sentence; for a terrific hubbub now arose on the terrace behind the flight of steps where they stood, and there were frantic shouts of, "Hurrah for Mandiboy!
Before the man could reply, a fresh agitation arose; hurrahs and excited shouts were heard; the staffs of the banners began to be used as offensive weapons; and fists flew about in every direction.
"'Hurrah for Orange!' all well and good!" replied Tilly, "although I certainly am more partial to happy faces than to gloomy ones.
Hurrah! Polly put the ket-tle on, we'll all have tea; Polly put the ket-tle on, we'll all have tea.
Believing, no doubt, that he had now rendered it utterly impossible, and beyond the power of mortal man, to shut him up in it any more, he drew a great many corks in triumph, and uttered a corresponding number of hurrahs.
"Hurrah!" cried Nelly, dancing down below, as my first shake sent a dozen plums rattling round her.
"Hurrah! Hurrah!" cried Charley, clapping his hands triumphantly.
It is impossible to describe the effect produced by the last words of the honorable president-- the cries, the shouts, the succession of roars, hurrahs, and all the varied vociferations which the American language is capable of supplying.