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  • n. Plural form of hooray.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hooray.


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  • As he dashed through the streets in his triumphal car, he hated Hickney Heath, hated the wild "hoorays" of waggon-loads of his supporters on their way to the polls, hated the smug smiles of his committee-men at polling stations.

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  • The lad rushed off, followed by Joses, who seemed quite as much excited and as overjoyed, for he kept on slapping Bart upon the shoulder, and giving vent to little "hoorays" and "whoops", and other inhuman cries, indicative of his delight; while no sooner did the Beaver realise that

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  • Thousands of bloggers have shouted their virtual 'hoorays' to their grandmothers.

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  • The hoorays will never thank him even if they end up with the spending power to break the bank at Monte Carlo, but the country might, if he plays his cards right.

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  • It worked (almost) as far as the general election, but now it's dicks on the table for Wor Dave and he has to choose between being popular (and doing the right things) with the electorate or being popular with a bunch of hoorays who think they've got all the sweets.

    David Cameron met Rebekah Brooks after Vince Cable lost BSkyB power

  • New full-length story ballets with newly commissioned music are rarer still, so the hip-hoorays rang loud and true.

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  • They hype was not as bad when the project was announced, there were a few hip hip hoorays and various discussions around the web on what this meant.

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  • The White Horse is famous for two things: beer and its popularity with braying hoorays.

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  • I have no news so I'm just gonna use all my hoorays to celebrate your fab week!!!!!

    Fantabulous February

  • A whole generation of appalling 80s Oxbridge hoorays, culminating in the Bullingdon Club of David Cameron and Boris Johnson, found in it a manifesto for escapist self-love and this came down to the fact that it was a fantasy that was affordable.

    Archive 2008-09-01


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