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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • interjection Used to express approval, joy or victory.
  • noun A shout to signify victory.
  • noun An expression of excitement.
  • verb To shout an expression of excitement.

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  • noun a victory cheer

Etymologies

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

[Alteration of huzzah.]

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First attested in the late 17th C. Unknown

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