hooray

play
interjection hoo·ray \hu̇-ˈrā\
variants: or less commonly

play \hu̇-ˈrȯ, -ˈrä\ or

hurray

play \hu̇-ˈrā\

Definition of hooray

  1. —used to express joy, approval, or encouragement Hip, hip, hooray! Hooray! I got the job!

Examples of hooray in a sentence

  1. Hooray! he cried when he heard that his team had won

Origin and Etymology of hooray

perhaps from German hurra


First Known Use: 1686


HOORAY Defined for Kids

hooray

play
interjection hoo·ray \hu̇-ˈrā\
variants: also

hurrah

\hu̇-ˈrȯ, -ˈrä\ or

hurray

\-ˈrā\

Definition of hooray for Students

  1. —used to express joy, approval, or encouragement


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