Definition of hear! hear! in English:

hear! hear!


  • Used to express one's wholehearted agreement with something said, especially in a speech.

    • ‘We say, hear hear, it couldn't have happened to a nicer film/bloke.’
    • ‘My mother, who taught fourth grade for 30 years and became heartily sick of parents who insisted that she hand out high grades to undeserving kids in order not to damage their self-esteem, says ‘hear hear.’’
    • ‘The crew echoed with ‘hear hear’ and ‘damn straight.’’
    • ‘No one spoke until Maura called out ‘hear hear’ and the rest of the audience, though confused, clapped along and began to eat.’