hooray hooray  /hʊ ˈreɪ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a victory cheer

Usage(s):

  1. If Stardust becomes the next Princess Bride, then hooray, and if it doesn't, it's back to cult figurehood.
  2. And hooray for Hollywood, do-gooders might cheer.

News

  1. We’re Having A Field Day!

    Hooray! One of the best signs the school year is coming to a close is Field Day, and the signs have been all over our schools these past few weeks as the Red, White or Blue teams take to the fields for some friendly intramural competition. Hampton Street School held its Field Day on June 12.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Mineola American

  2. Residents, officials mark states 150th birthday

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The opening ceremony for West Virginias 150th birthday began with the ringing of a bell and ended with three loud "hip-hip hooray" cheers. "We are a state born of tumult and strife," Kay Goodwin, s...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Charleston Daily Mail

  3. Zack Wheeler and Wil Myers are making their MLB debuts today.

    Zack Wheeler and Wil Myers are making their MLB debuts today. Hooray! But why today? Stupid Super-Two. Jon Bernhardt explains . [Sports on Earth]
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Deadspin

Quotes

  1. "Hooray, hooray, hooray! I'm so delighted," said state Treasurer Bill Lockyer, who sued to stop the toll road twice in his former post as state attorney general. "It's a great victory for California."
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: Bill Lockyer Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I know it's great and all that stuff, but we didn't get our hands in and say 'Hip, hip hooray' or anything," Celtics head coach Doc Rivers said of the milestones. "Nobody even mentioned it. So, we just want to keep playing, and we want to...
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Doc Rivers Source: Sports Network

  3. "I think '04, it was more of, we're happy to get in the playoffs, we've had a great season, it's the first time we've been in the playoffs in such and such years," Tomlinson said. "It was like a big hooray because we're in the playoffs. Now,...
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: LaDainian Tomlinson Source: San Jose Mercury News

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