huzzah

huzzah
or huzza noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1573 an expression or shout of acclaim — often used interjectionally to express joy or approbation

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  • huzzah — 1. noun /həˈzɑː/ A cheer often associated with sailors, shouted by a group in praise of a thing or event. 2. verb /həˈzɑː/ To cheer with a huzzah sound. Syn: heave, heave ho, hooray, hurrah …   Wiktionary

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  • huzzah — Synonyms and related words: alleluia, applaud, applause, cheer, chorus of cheers, cry, cry for joy, give a cheer, hallelujah, hooray, hosanna, hurrah, hurray, paean, rah, shout, shout hosanna, yell, yippee …   Moby Thesaurus

  • huzzah! — expression of triumph and contempt, takes place of phrases like How d you like the taste of THAT?! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • huzzah! — expression of triumph and contempt, takes place of phrases like How d you like the taste of THAT?! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • huzzah — interj. hurray! (used to express excitement and enthusiasm) …   English contemporary dictionary

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