huzzas

huzzah

[huh-zah]
interjection
1.
(used as an exclamation of joy, applause, appreciation, etc.) hurrah!
noun
2.
the exclamation “huzzah.”
3.
an instance of giving praise or applause; accolade: The newspaper's review was one big huzzah for the new movie.
verb (used without object)
4.
to shout “huzzah.”
verb (used with object)
5.
to salute with huzzahs.
Also, huzza.


Origin:
1565–75; variant of earlier hussa, hissa sailors' cry; see hoise

unhuzzahed, adjective
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huzzah (həˈzɑː)
 
interj, —n, —vb
an archaic word for hurrah
 
[C16: of unknown origin]

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