1

hallelujah

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

Definition of hallelujah

  1. —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


2

hallelujah

noun hal·le·lu·jah

Definition of hallelujah

  1. :  a shout or song of praise or thanksgiving

Recent Examples of hallelujah from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'hallelujah'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

Origin and Etymology of hallelujah

see 1hallelujah


HALLELUJAH Defined for English Language Learners

hallelujah

play
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

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

Definition of hallelujah for Students

  1. —used to express praise, joy, or thanks



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hallelujah? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to counsel, recommend, or inform

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Emoji Quiz

  • emoji-the-quiz
  • What phase of the moon is this: 🌖 ?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!