hooray

interjection hoo·ray \ hu̇-ˈrā \
variants: or less commonly play \hu̇-ˈrȯ, -ˈrä\ or hurray play \hu̇-ˈrā\

Definition of hooray

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

hooray Synonyms

Synonyms
glory (or glory be), ha (or hah), hallelujah, 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

HOORAY Defined for Kids

hooray

interjection hoo·ray \ hu̇-ˈrā \
variants: also hurrah \hu̇-ˈrȯ, -ˈrä\ or hurray \-ˈrā\

Definition of hooray for Students

used to express joy, approval, or encouragement

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