Hooah !

Mullins, Bill Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Wed Aug 3 15:32:08 UTC 2005

> So "booyah" seems originally to have been onomatopoeic for a
> gun blast ?

Looks that way.  Another cite from Amazon had a glossary of gang slang,
and "booyah" was explicitly defined as the sound a gun makes.

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