Idioms about whoop
- to raise a disturbance, as to celebrate noisily: They whooped it up after winning the big game.
- to stir up enthusiasm, as for an idea or project: Every spring they whoop it up for the circus.
Origin of whoop
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How to use whoop in a sentence
This is food that prompts little whoops of pleasure and encourages discussion.Tosca returns to business downtown with a fresh look and new chef|Tom Sietsema|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
Their vocals ranged from yodels to yips, whoops to whispers.What Makes Music Universal - Issue 99: Universality|Kevin Berger|April 29, 2021|Nautilus
The only remaining question is where Sony found such a giant can of whoop-ass.PS 4 Beats Xbox One For Best New Video Game Console|Winston Ross|June 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That was some whoop-de-doo speech Barack Obama gave Tuesday in Florida.Michael Tomasky: Economic Fairness Isn’t Enough for Obama’s Game Plan|Michael Tomasky|April 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Finally I located and extracted the missing bauble, and with a triumphant whoop Elizabeth led me back into the waiting room.
Two-seventy happened and with it the apprehensive city at last let out a collective whoop of relief and jubilation.
In a spontaneous act of call and response, we all whoop and start clapping back, united by euphoria.
Giving a terrific whoop, he raised his gun and fired, the ball just missing Lawrence's head.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Well, I'll make the salve an' do the talkin'; Giz'll sort o' whoop things up a bit and Lut'er'll git cured.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
Well, I seemed to be in the open river again by and by, but I couldn't hear no sign of a whoop nowheres.
Away down there somewheres I hears a small whoop, and up comes my spirits.
He stared for a moment wildly at the occupants of the Warren easy chairs, and the next moment let out a whoop of delight.The Rival Campers Afloat|Ruel Perley Smith
British Dictionary definitions for whoop
- to indulge in a noisy celebration
- US to arouse enthusiasm