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Verb (usu participle)


hurrahinterj. [Cf. G., Dan., & Sw. hurra. Cf. Huzza.].
     A word used as a shout of joy, triumph, applause, encouragement, or welcome.  [1913 Webster]
    "Hurrah! hurrah! for Ivry and Henry of Navarre."  [1913 Webster]
     A cheer; a shout of joy, etc.  [1913 Webster]
    "A perfect hurrah's nest in our kitchen."  [1913 Webster]
Hurrah's nest, state of utmost confusion. [Colloq. U.S.]
hurrahv. i. 
     To utter hurrahs; to huzza.  [1913 Webster]
hurrahv. t. 
     To salute, or applaud, with hurrahs.  [1913 Webster]


hurrah, int., n., & v. (also hurray)
--int. & n. an exclamation of joy or approval.
--v.intr. cry or shout 'hurrah' or 'hurray'.

alt. of earlier huzza, perh. orig. a sailor's cry when hauling



alleluia, applaud, applause, ardor, bark, battle cry, bawl, bellow, calenture, call, caterwaul, cheer, chorus of cheers, coil, contention, controversy, cry, cry for joy, dispute, enthusiasm, fervor, fire, furore, fuss, give a cheer, hallelujah, halloo, hear, holler, hollo, hooray, hoot, hosanna, howl, hurray, huzzah, paean, rah, rallying cry, roar, ruckus, rumpus, scream, screech, shindy, shout, shout hosanna, shriek, squall, squeal, to-do, uproar, war cry, war whoop, whoop, yammer, yap, yawl, yawp, yell, yelp, yippee, yo-ho, yowl, zeal




VB rejoice, thank one's stars, bless one's stars, congratulate oneself, hug oneself, rub one's hands, clap one's hands, smack the lips, fling up one's cap, dance, skip, sing, carol, chirrup, chirp, hurrah, cry for joy, jump for joy, leap with joy, exult, triumph, hold jubilee, make merry, laugh, raise laughter.

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