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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hooray.


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  • In a recent headline, the Times -- which has had numerous intimate relationships with Bush -- hoorayed: "The President Wants to Increase Size ..."

    Bush Considers Size Enlargement Despite Problem Taking Leaks

  • We hoorayed too; and went at 'em in such a slap-bang go-to-glory way that in a brace of shakes there wasn't a Frenchman, a

    In Clive's Command A Story of the Fight for India

  • Next minute she was leaning against a goal-post, trembling with the violence of her effort, while the High School hoorayed itself hoarse in the joy of the hard-won victory.

    The Luckiest Girl in the School

  • When they told me how the minister passed old hop-and-go-fetch-it what was due him at the chapel last night I riz up and hoorayed till my wife shut the windows.

    Keziah Coffin

  • When I heard from the old lady about Porcupine volunteering himself for the sake of Hubbard Squash to stop Red Shirt meddling with the Madonna, I clapped my hands and hoorayed for him.

    Botchan (Master Darling)

  • "Promoting resource efficiency by reusing and recycling will help minimise the production and landfill of waste, creating huge benefits for the environment, economy and our well-being!" hoorayed Deputy European Programmes Minister Alun Davies.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • "Traditionally Cardiff has concentrated on working with other Welsh councils but as Bristol and Swindon are in the same economic corridor and are in such close proximity it makes perfect sense to forge closer links," hoorayed Cardiff Council leader Rodney Berman.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The housewives and secretaries, even a few liberals hoorayed

    NPR Topics: News

  • Others hoorayed heartily for 97-year-old Lorena Hauser, riding with an Ocean Pines assisted living center exhibit, vigorously jamming away on her ukelele.


  • a peace of mince pie apeace and we all hoorayed for mother. none of us went to church today.

    'Sequil' Or Things Whitch Aint Finished in the First


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