verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Idioms for 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.
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British Dictionary definitions for whoop it up
- to indulge in a noisy celebration
- US to arouse enthusiasm
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Idioms and Phrases with whoop it up
Also, make whoopee. Celebrate noisily, as in After exams they decided to whoop it up at their apartment, or Down in the basement the residents were making whoopee. The variant may be dying out. [Slang; late 1800s]
Arouse enthusiasm, especially politically, as in The volunteers' job is to whoop it up for the candidate. [Slang; late 1800s]