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


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  • a sheet, and when she unexpectedly came upon us she was at first very much frightened, but soon discovering that we were Confederates, she pulled off her bonnet, waved it over her head and "hurrahed," and then burst into tears.

    Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early C.S.A. : autobiographical sketch and narrative of the War between the States,

  • The fellow -- switching often within seconds into and out of Aunt Lucy's sort-of-Brazilian outfit -- sings, dances, jokes, mugs and romances with the kind of verve that should propel him from recognizable player to hurrahed musical leading-man, if only the right subsequent part comes along.

    David Finkle: First Nighter: City Center Encores! Series Where's Charley? All-Singing, All-Dancing, All-Lovable

  • Nicon called at the sense of it and the rest hurrahed and backs were slapped and hands clasped and, yes, there were still hard feelings, but those would be paid later, individually.

    The One Handed Rower of Myonnesus « A Fly in Amber

  • The liberal class gasped when he vetoed a "millionaire's tax"; business owners hurrahed.

    The Chris Christie Clones

  • Margaret and I were with him in the chart-room when he hurrahed the barometer, down to 28.55 and falling.


  • "Joe has proved his ability over many years in the Premier League - sometimes against us - so it will be fantastic to play alongside him in a red shirt for Liverpool," hurrahed Mbe.

    $tevie Says Relax, I'm Staying At Liverpool

  • I admit it, I hurrahed! flinthart apologised to the spiders.

    New Years Eve and other bits

  • At which the Pittsburgh oafs hurrahed and clamoured at me.


  • Whether they come home in boxes or have to live in them on the streets, once the veteran has been exploited for political purpose, the war-mongers will ignore the life-long harm they have wrought on these heroes they boisterously hurrahed into an unnecessary war.


  • Peepy at the head of the table, and we showed them Caddy in her bridal dress, and they clapped their hands and hurrahed, and Caddy cried to think that she was going away from them and hugged them over and over again until we brought Prince up to fetch her away — when, I am sorry to say, Peepy bit him.

    Bleak House


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