Meaning of rah in English:


Pronunciation /rɑː/

Translate rah into Spanish


informal mainly North American
  • A cheer of encouragement or approval.

    • ‘‘Yea! Rah! Team!’’
    • ‘It was originally going to be Rachel with the room to herself, but now this, so yay rah!’
    • ‘The official beginning of cheerleading was in the 1920s when ivy-league schools had cheerleaders with coloured pompoms leading the crowd in choruses of, ‘rah, rah, sis, boom, bah!’’
    • ‘‘Go, team, rah, rah, rah,’ Billie said, unenthusiastically.’
    • ‘Hayden stood up and gave a fake ‘rah, rah,’ doing his best male cheerleader impression.’


informal British
  • An upper-class person.


Late 19th century shortening of hurrah.