Exclamation vs Huzzah - What's the difference?

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Exclamation is a related term of huzzah.


As nouns the difference between exclamation and huzzah

is that exclamation is a loud calling or crying out; outcry; loud or emphatic utterance; vehement vociferation; clamor; that which is cried out, as an expression of feeling; sudden expression of sound or words indicative of emotion, as in surprise, pain, grief, joy, anger, etc while huzzah is a cheer often associated with sailors, shouted by a group in praise of a thing or event.

As an interjection huzzah is

(nautical|dated).

As a verb huzzah is

to cheer with a huzzah sound.

exclamation

English

(Webster 1913)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A loud calling or crying out; outcry; loud or emphatic utterance; vehement vociferation; clamor; that which is cried out, as an expression of feeling; sudden expression of sound or words indicative of emotion, as in surprise, pain, grief, joy, anger, etc.
  • A word expressing outcry; an interjection; a word expressing passion, as wonder, fear, or grief.
  • A mark or sign by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked; thus [!]; – also called an exclamation point.
  • Derived terms

    * exclamation mark * exclamation point

    Anagrams

    * ----

    huzzah

    English

    Alternative forms

    * huzza

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • (nautical, dated) .
  • (rare, literary, poetic)
  • Synonyms

    * (hoisting cry) heave, heave-ho * (cheer indicating enjoyment or approval) hooray, hurrah, hurray, see also .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A cheer often associated with sailors, shouted by a group in praise of a thing or event.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To cheer with a huzzah sound.
  • (wikipedia huzzah)