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Definition of "hurrah" []

  • Used as an exclamation of pleasure, approval, elation, or victory. (interjection)
  • A shout of "hurrah.” (noun)
  • Excitement; fanfare. (noun)
  • To applaud, cheer, or approve (someone or something) by shouting "hurrah.” (verb-transitive)
  • To shout "hurrah.” (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hurrah" in a sentence
  • "Galactica's last hurrah is tonight, but with Caprica on the horizon, fans of BG still have something to look forward to."
  • "I think the Suns are hoping that they can rest him for the season and get one last hurrah from the big man in the post season and win the title."
  • "Denying him his last hurrah is preferable than putting him to death; after all, if he's dead, he'll never suffer the years of slow torturous boredom and deprivation that life in prison will bring him."