[ noun hwoo p-ee, woo p-ee, hwoo-pee, woo-; interjection hwoo p-ee, woo p-ee, hwoo-pee, woo- ]
/ noun ˈʰwʊp i, ˈwʊp i, ˈʰwu pi, ˈwu-; interjection ˈʰwʊpˈi, ˈwʊpˈi, ˈʰwuˈpi, ˈwu- /
(used as a shout of exuberant joy.)
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perform, laud, proclaim, observe, praise, honor, revere, commend, revel, lionize, solemnize, signalize, jubilate, hallow, rejoice, eulogize, extol, exalt, fete, party
- whoop it up,
- whoopee cushion,
- whooper swan,
- whooping cough,
- whooping cough vaccine
make whoopee, to engage in uproarious merrymaking.
Origin of whoopee
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/ informal /
an exclamation of joy, excitement, etc
- to engage in noisy merrymaking
- to make love
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