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rah-rah

[rah-rah] /ˈrɑˈrɑ/
adjective, Informal.
1.
marked by or expressive of ardently enthusiastic spirit:
a group of rah-rah undergraduates; a rah-rah attitude.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15, Americanism; reduplication of rah
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British Dictionary definitions for rah rah

rah-rah

/ˈrɑːˌrɑː/
adjective
1.
(informal, mainly US) like or marked by boisterous and uncritical enthusiasm and excitement
Word Origin
C20: a reduplication of rah
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Slang definitions & phrases for rah rah

rah-rah

adjective

Naively enthusiastic and hortatory, esp in a partisan collegiate context: Some are rah-rah types, some are hard-ass disciplinarians (1911+)

noun

: I just couldn't see myself spending four years of my life with rah-rahs like them

[a shortening of hurrah, found by 1877 as used in cheers]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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