or whoop-de-doo

[ hoop-dee-doo, -doo, hoop-, hwoop-, hwoop-, woop-, woop- ]
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noun,plural whoop-de-dos.Informal.
  1. lively and noisy festivities; merrymaking: New Year's Eve whoop-de-do.

  2. heated discussion or debate, especially in public: a whoop-de-do over the new tax bill.

  1. extravagant publicity or fanfare: the whoop-de-do of a movie premiere.

Origin of whoop-de-do

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30; origin uncertain; see whoop

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