2. Verb. (third-person singular of hooray) ¹
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Definition of Hoorays
1. hooray [v] - See also: hooray
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoorays
Literary usage of Hoorays
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handley Cross by Robert Smith Surtees (1903)
"The crier dissolves the court, and James Pigg, frantic with delight, hoorays, and hoops, and yells, and proclaims that he'll he the death of a sovereign I ..."
2. The Chap-book by Herbert Stuart Stone (1895)
"... and " hoorays," and shuttered shops, and an outpour of citizens ; a day festive, yet solemn, pregnant with mysterious dooms and destines, fatal, ..."
3. The Leisure Hour edited by William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens (1894)
"... though J. more peaceful, than that just recorded. Loud the old comrade, next for his discoverer. The cheers and hoorays were raised, ..."
4. Peter Parley's Annual. by William Martin (1869)
"and " hoorays'" to— Please to remember The fifth of November, 'Tis gunpowder, treason, and plot; We see no reason Why gunpowder treason Should ever be ..."
5. Satires and Profanities by James Thomson (1884)
"... vividly sugesting that the Muslim saints burst into rapturous and prolonged hoorays on first perceiving them. He may also have the wives he had here ..."