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or whoop·ie

[noun hwoo p-ee, woo p-ee, hwoo-pee, woo-; interjection hwoo p-ee, woo p-ee, hwoo-pee, woo-]Informal.
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  1. (used as a shout of exuberant joy.)
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  1. make whoopee, to engage in uproarious merrymaking.
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Origin of whoopee

1875–80, Americanism; whoop + -ee of uncertain origin; cf. yippee
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Related Words for make whoopee

perform, laud, proclaim, observe, praise, honor, revere, commend, revel, lionize, solemnize, signalize, jubilate, hallow, rejoice, eulogize, extol, exalt, fete, party

British Dictionary definitions for make whoopee


interjection (wʊˈpiː)
  1. an exclamation of joy, excitement, etc
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noun (ˈwʊpiː)
  1. make whoopee
    1. to engage in noisy merrymaking
    2. to make love
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Idioms and Phrases with make whoopee

make whoopee

see whoop it up.

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