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
How to use whoop in a sentence
The audience dutifully stood and whooped, but the atmosphere was not electric.It’s Not Just the Vaccines. Jenny McCarthy’s New Book Offers More ‘Lessons’|Tim Teeman|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We laughed and whooped and clapped and danced and hugged each other.Visiting the Arctic Circle…Before It’s Irreversibly Changed|Terry Greene Sterling|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No matter how often the subject came up, the audience (whose non-white faces could be counted on one hand) whooped appreciatively.
The crowd cheered and whooped for Jerry Lee, who raised a hand and pulled his face in a taut grin.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I ain't goin' ter take none o' yer back-talk, nuther," whooped the man.Motor Matt's Daring, or, True to His Friends|Stanley R. Matthews
Levi Pope fired into the upper branches of an elm tree and whooped as a warrior's body came crashing down.Shaman|Robert Shea
The boy took it, yelled and whooped, and sped down the street to the sweetstuff shop.The Imaginary Marriage|Henry St. John Cooper
In the completed bunk-house a huge, bearded, riverman leaped high, cracked his heels together and whooped.The Boss of Wind River|David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Billy also stood, lifted his chin and whooped like the wildest little savage that ever came out of the West.A Girl Of The Limberlost|Gene Stratton Porter
British Dictionary definitions for whoop
- to indulge in a noisy celebration
- US to arouse enthusiasm