A hopelessly defective car; lemon
[1990s+ Used-car sales; fr 1920s hoopie, ”an old car, jalopy”]
[hoo-rey] /hʊˈreɪ/ interjection, verb (used without object), noun 1. . [huh-rah, -raw] /həˈrɑ, -ˈrɔ/ interjection 1. (used as an exclamation of joy, exultation, appreciation, encouragement, or the like.) verb (used without object) 2. to shout “hurrah.”. noun 3. an exclamation of “hurrah.”. 4. hubbub; commotion; fanfare. 5. a colorful or tumultuous event; spectacle or celebration: […]
[hoo-rey] /hʊˈreɪ/ interjection, verb (used without object), noun 1. . /huːˈreɪ/ interjection, noun, verb 1. a variant of hurrah interjection 2. (Austral & NZ) Also hooroo (huːˈruː). goodbye; cheerio see hurrah.
- Hooray henry
/ˈhuːˌreɪ/ noun (pl) Hooray Henries, -rys 1. a young upper-class man, often with affectedly hearty voice and manners Sometimes shortened to Hooray
[hawrn, hohrn] /hɔrn, hoʊrn/ noun 1. a city in NW Netherlands.