[noun hwoo p-ee, woo p-ee, hwoo-pee, woo-; interjection hwoo p-ee, woo p-ee, hwoo-pee, woo-]Informal.
- (used as a shout of exuberant joy.)
- make whoopee, to engage in uproarious merrymaking.
Origin of whoopee
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Related Words for make whoopeeperform, laud, proclaim, observe, praise, honor, revere, commend, revel, lionize, solemnize, signalize, jubilate, hallow, rejoice, eulogize, extol, exalt, fete, party
- an exclamation of joy, excitement, etc
- make whoopee
- to engage in noisy merrymaking
- to make love
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see whoop it up.
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