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hurrah

noun hur·rah \ hu̇-ˈrȯ , -ˈrä ; ˈhü-ˌrȯ , -ˌrä \
variants: or less commonly hooray play \hu̇-ˈrā\ or play \hu̇-ˈrä, -ˈrȯ\
Updated on: 20 Feb 2018

Definition of hurrah

b : cheer 7
2 : fuss

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First Known Use of hurrah

1686


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hurrah, hurray

hur·rah \ hu̇-ˈrȯ , -ˈrä \

less common variants of

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

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hurrah, hurray

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