hooray

interjection
hoo·​ray | \ hu̇-ˈrā How to pronounce hooray (audio) \
variants: or less commonly \ hu̇-​ˈrȯ How to pronounce hooray (audio) , -​ˈrä \ or hurray \ hu̇-​ˈrā How to pronounce hooray (audio) \

Definition of hooray

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

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Examples of hooray in a Sentence

Hooray!” he cried when he heard that his team had won

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First Known Use of hooray

1686, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hooray

perhaps from German hurra

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“Hooray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hooray. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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hooray

interjection
hoo·​ray | \ hu̇-ˈrā How to pronounce hooray (audio) \
variants: also hurrah \ hu̇-​ˈrȯ , -​ˈrä \ or hurray \ -​ˈrā \

Kids Definition of hooray

used to express joy, approval, or encouragement

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