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hoop-a-doop

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whoop-de-do

adjective

: The racketeering, gossiping, whoop-dedoodle thing, it is a piece of stinking fish (1920s+)

noun

  1. Raucous confusion; noisy celebration; jolly fuss: a gay sense of flossy whoop-de-doo/ but, in spite of this whoopde-doo/ Cowboys and soldiers created a deafening hoop-a-doop (1929+)
  2. A series of ruts or bumps in a road: A department analysis of the ripples, called whoopdedoos by engineers (1980s+ Motorcyclists & highway engineers)

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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