Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of hooray.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • So everybody cheered again, Charley swinging his hat and "hooraying" as hard as anybody.

    Gold Seekers of '49

  • These students were flouncing around their "final clubs" at Harvard not 20 years ago, when our own dear leaders were out-hooraying each other in mustard waistcoats and blue tails, but seven years ago, when their president, who was educated in a similar place, was launching a war on a faraway country of which he knew nothing.

    Christina Patterson: The Social Network That Made Me Sick

  • And this meal, said the rousing voice of an anonymous, hooraying master of ceremonies on the speaker system, was β€œon the house.”

    Closing Time

  • When Rachel sips from a cup for the first time, she notices the cheerleader section of the family hooraying, jumping up and down and generally acting like a bunch of raving lunatics.

    Raising Children Who Think for Themselves

  • Meanwhile, the frail structure on which he sat trembled and wobbled about in the most unseaworthy fashion, causing him almost to repent of his undertaking almost as soon as he had started, although he had the incense of popular admiration to egg him on, for the village boys were cheering and hooraying him like -- "like anything," as he would himself have said!

    Teddy The Story of a Little Pickle

  • Had he broken down during the drive side by side with him, amid the hooraying of the townsfolk?

    The Red Planet

  • Adams, causing the hooraying to start again with fresh force, this cheer being much heartier than the first.

    Afloat at Last A Sailor Boy's Log of his Life at Sea

  • -- I disremember his first name; but he was a stump -- come into pra'r meeting drunk, one night, hooraying for Nixon, becuz he thought it was a primary; and old deacon Ferguson up and scooted him through the window and he lit on old Miss Jefferson's head, poor old filly.

    Roughing It

  • Amidst the hooraying multitude that Saturday April morning was one man at least, Zachariah Coleman by name, who did not hooray, and did not lift his hat even when the Sacred Majesty appeared on the hotel steps.

    The Revolution in Tanner's Lane

  • You see, Sile Hawkins was -- no, it warn't Sile Hawkins, after all -- it was a galoot by the name of Filkins -- I disremember his first name; but he was a stump -- come into pra'r meeting drunk, one night, hooraying for Nixon, becuz he thought it was a primary; and old deacon Ferguson up and scooted him through the window and he lit on old Miss Jefferson's head, poor old filly.

    Roughing It

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