what is difference between Hurray and Hooray
- Alternative spelling of hurrah
hurray (third-person singular simple present hurrays, present participle hurraying, simple past and past participle hurrayed)
- (transitive, intransitive) To cheer with a “hurray”.
- hurray, hurrah, huzzah, hoorah
Unknown, first attested in the late 17th c. Possible etymologies:
- Alteration of huzzah. This is however questionable.
- From hurra in German, Danish, Swedish and Norwegian, húrra in Icelandic, hoera in Dutch.
- IPA(key): /həˈɹeɪ/
- Rhymes: -eɪ
- Used to express approval, joy or victory.
- (expression of approval): see Thesaurus:well done
- (expression of joy): see Thesaurus:yay
- hip hip hooray
- hip hip hurrah
hooray (plural hoorays)
- A shout to signify victory.
- An expression of excitement.
hooray (third-person singular simple present hoorays, present participle hooraying, simple past and past participle hoorayed)
- To shout an expression of excitement.