hallelujah


1hal·le·lu·jah

interjection \ˌha-lə-ˈlü-yə\

—used to express praise, joy, or thanks especially to God

Full Definition of HALLELUJAH

—used to express praise, joy, or thanks

Examples of HALLELUJAH

  1. <hallelujah, the bank is approving our loan application>

Origin of HALLELUJAH

Hebrew hallĕlūyāh praise (ye) the Lord
First Known Use: 14th century

Related to HALLELUJAH

Synonyms
glory (or glory be), ha (or hah), hooray, hey, hot dog, huzzah, wahoo [chiefly West], whee, whoopee, yahoo, yippee

2hallelujah

noun

: a shout or song of praise or thanks to God

Full Definition of HALLELUJAH

:  a shout or song of praise or thanksgiving

First Known Use of HALLELUJAH

13th century

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

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