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Hurrah vs. Huzzah

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Hurrahinterjection

Expressing approval, appreciation, or happiness.

Huzzahinterjection

Used as a call for coordinated physical effort, as in hoisting.

Hurrahnoun

A cheer; a cry of hurrah!.

Huzzahinterjection

Used as a cheer indicating exaltation, enjoyment or approval.

Hurrahverb

To give a hurrah (to somebody).

Huzzahnoun

A cheer often associated with sailors, shouted by a group in praise of a thing or event.

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Hurrahinterjection

A word used as a shout of joy, triumph, applause, encouragement, or welcome.

‘Hurrah! hurrah! for Ivry and Henry of Navarre.’;

Huzzahverb

(ambitransitive) To cheer (someone or something) with a huzzah sound.

Hurrahnoun

A cheer; a shout of joy, etc.

‘A perfect hurrah's nest in our kitchen.’;

Huzzah

Huzzah (sometimes written hazzah; originally spelled huzza and pronounced huz-ZAY, now often pronounced as huz-ZĀ. In most modern varieties of English hurrah or hooray) is, according to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), . The dictionary does not mention any specific derivation.

‘apparently a mere exclamation’;

Hurrahverb

To utter hurrahs; to huzza.

Hurrahverb

To salute, or applaud, with hurrahs.

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Hurrahnoun

a victory cheer;

‘let's give the team a big hurrah’;

Hurrahverb

shout `hurrah!'

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