Ooyah vs. Hooyah

By Jaxson

  • Hooyah

    Hooyah is the battle cry used in the United States Navy and the United States Coast Guard to build morale and signify verbal acknowledgment. It is comparable to Oorah in the United States Marine Corps and Hooah in the United States Army and the United States Air Force.

    “Hoorah” is also used by United States Navy Hospital Corpsman, Master-At-Arms and Seabees because of their close association with the Marine Corps.

  • Ooyah (interjection)

    ouch; oof

  • Hooyah (interjection)

    Official battle yell of the Navy

  • Ooyah (interjection)

    Expressing sudden pain.

Oxford Dictionary

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