Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • interjection Slang Used to express exultation or triumphant satisfaction.

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  • interjection A term of excitement and anticipation with military overtones.
  • interjection colloquial A term indicating satisfaction or accomplishment.
  • noun colloquial A thick soup of European origin made throughout the Upper Midwestern United States.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Originally imitative of the sound of a shotgun being fired.]

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