Definition of Hooraying

1. Verb. (present participle of hooray) ¹



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Definition of Hooraying

1. hooray [v] - See also: hooray

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hooraying

hoops
hoopskirt
hoopskirts
hoopster
hoopsters
hooptie
hoopties
hoopty
hoorah
hoorahed
hoorahing
hoorahs
hooray
hooray for Hollywood
hoorayed
hooraying (current term)
hoorays
hoorays for Hollywood
hoord
hoords
hooroo
hooroosh
hoose
hoosegow
hoosegows
hooses
hoosgow
hoosgows
hoosh
hooshed

Literary usage of Hooraying

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1. Roughing it by Mark Twain (1913)
"... 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 ..."

2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"... 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 ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"By the way, while I was hooraying at the top, I noticed somebody evidently making a sketch of me and the mountain together. I immediately took out my ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1885)
"When they were young fellows hooraying for the Anti-Corn Law, none of them ever expected a turn-up like this. No doubt it worried the old man to see it, ..."

5. The World's Best Poetry by Bliss Carman (1904)
"... unawares, 1mm time kitchen were occupied with meals, And she stood upon her head In hen little trundle-bed, And then began hooraying with her heels. ..."

6. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1861)
"That's doing a big business on a small capital though, when a fellow comes to reflect what an amount of hooraying and hissing, fighting, spree- ing and ..."

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