What does hurrah mean?

Definitions for hurrah
həˈrɑ, -ˈrɔ; -ˈreɪhur·rah

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hurrah.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hurrah, hooray(verb)

    a victory cheer

    "let's give the team a big hurrah"

  2. hurrah(verb)

    shout `hurrah!'


  1. hurrah(Noun)

    A cheer; a cry of hurrah!.

  2. hurrah(Verb)

    To give a hurrah (to somebody).

  3. hurrah(Interjection)

    Expressing approval, appreciation, or happiness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hurrah

    alt. of Hurra

  2. Hurrah(noun)

    a cheer; a shout of joy, etc

  3. Hurrah(verb)

    to utter hurrahs; to huzza

  4. Hurrah(verb)

    to salute, or applaud, with hurrahs

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hurrah

    Hurra, hoor-rä′, interj. an exclamation of excitement or joy.—Also n. and v.i. [Ger. hurra; Dan. and Sw. hurra.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Hurrah

    This exclamation is from the Scandinavian Hurra, said to have been originally Thor-aie, an invocation to the god Thor for aid in battle, just as the battle cry of the Normans was Ha-Rou, in honour of Rollo.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hurrah in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hurrah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of hurrah in a Sentence

  1. David Holohan:

    We think monetary policy easing is one last hurrah and once that's played out, if it hasn't already, investors will look at fundamentals and see earnings estimates have been deteriorating for several months now, and that disconnect shouldn't play out much longer before equities give in.

  2. Meiram Bendat:

    'Medical necessity' is the insurers' last hurrah.

  3. Korey Wise:

    I felt like I was in a championship game, and we went through our final hurrah, thirty years ago they were sitting in a prison cell, falsely incarcerated, and today they're in suits styled by designers for the Emmys.

  4. Seán O'Casey:

    Here, with whitened hair, desires failing, strength ebbing out of him, with the sun gone down and with only the serenity and the calm warning of the evening star left to him, he drank to Life, to all it had been, to what it was, to what it would be. Hurrah!

  5. Robert Boland:

    This may be the last hurrah of boxing, it's an interesting moment and maybe a moment that boxing will come together and figure out where it goes for the future.

Images & Illustrations of hurrah

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