hooroosh (plural hoorooshes)
- (dated) A commotion.
1851, Herman Melville, chapter 120, in Moby-Dick:
- Oh, none but cowards send down their brain-trucks in tempest time. What a hooroosh aloft there!
- Sir Ian Hamilton
- Under cover of a hooroosh by the Manchester, the Gurkhas have rushed a bluff 600 yards ahead of our line and are sticking to their winnings.