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hooray

[hoo-rey] /hʊˈreɪ/
interjection, verb (used without object), noun
1.
Also, hoorah
[hoo-rah] /hʊˈrɑ/ (Show IPA)
.
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Examples for hooray
  • hooray for a doctor grandfather who kept detailed records on his patients, even when they were family.
British Dictionary definitions for hooray

hooray

/huːˈreɪ/
interjection, noun, verb
1.
a variant of hurrah
interjection
2.
(Austral & NZ) Also hooroo (huːˈruː). goodbye; cheerio

hurrah

/hʊˈrɑː/
interjection, noun
1.
a cheer of joy, victory, etc
verb
2.
to shout "hurrah"
Word Origin
C17: probably from German hurra; compare huzzah
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Word Origin and History for hooray

see hurrah.

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