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hooroo Line breaks: hoo¦roo
Pronunciation: /hʌˈruː/
(also hurroo)

Definition of hooroo in English:

exclamation& noun

Australian word for hooray.
Example sentences
  • His glossary includes ‘fair dinkum’ and ‘stonkered’, though not, surprisingly, ‘hooroo’ or ‘rumpty’.
  • Until next time, ‘hooroo’ from ‘vegemiterules’ xoxo
  • So here comes September, and I've packed up my bucket bong and my collection of clocks and said hooroo to Australia, the land where nobody likes a bogan.

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