huzzah

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/həˈzɑː/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(hə zä)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
huz•zah  (hə zä),USA pronunciation interj. 
  1. (used as an exclamation of joy, applause, appreciation, etc.) hurrah!

n. 
  1. the exclamation "huzzah.''
  2. an instance of giving praise or applause;
    accolade:The newspaper's review was one big huzzah for the new movie.

v.i. 
  1. to shout "huzzah.''

v.t. 
  1. to salute with huzzahs.
Also,  huz•za. 
  • 1565–75; variant of earlier hussa, hissa sailors' cry; see hoise

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
huzzah /həˈzɑː/ interj , n , vb
  1. an archaic word for hurrah
Etymology: 16th Century: of unknown origin
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