booyah

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interjection boo·yah \ˈbü-¦yä\
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boo-yah

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booya

Definition of booyah

  1. —used to express triumph or exuberance Booyah! Danish scientists found that women with skinny thighs had a higher risk of heart disease and premature death than those with meatier ones. — Emmalie Vance, Parenting School Years, July 2012 … Chris Parnell [plays] the sort of gung-ho, self-obsessed vice principal who says, “Booya!” when he gets something right. — Ted Cox, Chicago Daily Herald, 18 Mar. 2008

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1990

First Known Use of booyah

1990


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