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hallelujah

interjection hal·le·lu·jah \ ˌha-lə-ˈlü-yə \

Definition of hallelujah

used to express praise, joy, or thanks

Examples of hallelujah in a Sentence

  1. hallelujah, the bank is approving our loan application

Origin and Etymology of hallelujah

Hebrew hallĕlūyāh praise (ye) the Lord

hallelujah Synonyms

Synonyms
glory (or glory be), ha (or hah), hooray, hey, hot dog, huzzah, wahoo [chiefly West], whee, whoopee, yahoo, yippee
Related Words
wow, zowie; ooh; gee, gee whiz, gosh
Near Antonyms
alack, alas, aw, boo

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hallelujah

noun

Definition of hallelujah

: a shout or song of praise or thanksgiving

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Origin and Etymology of hallelujah


HALLELUJAH Defined for English Language Learners

hallelujah

interjection

Definition of hallelujah for English Language Learners

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


hallelujah

noun

Definition of hallelujah for English Language Learners

  • : a shout or song of praise or thanks to God


HALLELUJAH Defined for Kids

hallelujah

interjection hal·le·lu·jah \ ˌha-lə-ˈlü-yə \

Definition of hallelujah for Students

used to express praise, joy, or thanks


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