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rah-rah

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

[Reduplication of rah.]
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rah-rah

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

(ˈrɑˈrɑ)

adj. Informal.
marked by or expressive of ardently enthusiastic spirit: rah-rah undergraduates.
[1910–15, Amer.]
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