verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- 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
Examples from the Web for whoop
In a spontaneous act of call and response, we all whoop and start clapping back, united by euphoria.
For every whoop of the Hurons, the Iroquois give an angry yell of defiance.
They shall return to England with the whoop of the mountains in them and ready to jump out.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
I 'lowed ye hed ther power ter shout fer me when ye war ready, I wasn't more'n a whoop an' a holler distant.When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry|Charles Neville Buck
British Dictionary definitions for whoop
- to indulge in a noisy celebration
- US to arouse enthusiasm