Definition of huzza in English:


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Pronunciation: /hʊˈzɑː
(also huzzah) archaic


Used to express approval or delight: someone yelled ‘Huzza!’
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  • I was pretty English-white when I got back, so I've burnt a lot, but that's tanning quite well, and my sexy tan line is back in action, huzzah!
  • The best Canadian novel about insects is back in print - huzzah!
  • His keyboard skills are to be saluted, and I have been promised a copy of his band's CD, huzzah!

verb (huzzas, huzzaed, huzzaing)

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Cry ‘huzza’: he huzzaed at the top of his voice
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  • Most of the time they seem to have gathered ‘in great concourse,’ huzzahed when appropriate, and gone home to illuminate their houses to show approval.
  • If this is all so, then huzzah for whichever presidents have selected the cheaper option.
  • They huzzah as they reached the outskirts of Starla.


late 16th century: perhaps used originally as a sailor's cry when hauling.

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