- hooray ► EXCLAMATION 1) hurrah. 2) Austral./NZ goodbye.
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hooray — see HURRAH (Cf. hurrah) … Etymology dictionary
hooray — [hoo rā′, hərā′, ho͞orā′] interj., n., vi., vt. var. of HURRAY … English World dictionary
Hooray — n British a young upper class male, particularly one who indulges in offensive, rowdy, hearty and/or vacuous behaviour. This pejorative term arose in the late 1960s to describe the more exhibitionist members of a social subgroup which was later… … Contemporary slang
hooray — hoo|ray [huˈreı, ˌhu:ˈreı] interjection [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Perhaps from German hurra] shouted when you are very glad about something >hooray n →hip hip hooray at ↑hip3 … Dictionary of contemporary English
hooray — [[t]hʊre͟ɪ[/t]] EXCLAM People sometimes shout Hooray! when they are very happy and excited about something. hip hip hooray → see hip … English dictionary
hooray — interjection shouted when you are very glad about something see also: hip hip hooray hip 2 hooray noun (C) … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
hooray — interjection 1. /həˈreɪ / (say huh ray), /huˈreɪ/ (say hooh ray) (an exclamation of joy, applause, or the like.) 2. /ˈhureɪ/ (say hoohray), /ˈureɪ/ (say oohray) Chiefly Qld and NSW goodbye. –verb (i) /həˈreɪ / (say huh ray), /huˈreɪ/ (say hooh… … Australian English dictionary
Hooray! — int An interjection of celebration. Hooray! I just won the lottery! 1890s … Historical dictionary of American slang
hooray — int. 1 = HURRAH. 2 Austral. & NZ goodbye. Phrases and idioms: Hooray Henry Brit. sl. a rich ineffectual young man, esp. one who is fashionable, extroverted, and conventional. Etymology: var. of HURRAH … Useful english dictionary
hooray — I. variant of hurrah II. interjection also hurrah or hurray Etymology: perhaps from German hurra Date: 1686 used to express joy, approval, or encouragement … New Collegiate Dictionary