or whoop·ie

[noun hwoo p-ee, woo p-ee, hwoo-pee, woo-; interjection hwoo p-ee, woo p-ee, hwoo-pee, woo-]Informal.


(used as a shout of exuberant joy.)


    make whoopee, to engage in uproarious merrymaking.

Origin of whoopee

1875–80, Americanism; whoop + -ee of uncertain origin; cf. yippee
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Contemporary Examples of whoopee

  • If I'm going to have an affair, I'm going to have an affair, whether it's in the papers or not, whoopee.

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    January 12, 2010

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British Dictionary definitions for whoopee


interjection (wʊˈpiː)

an exclamation of joy, excitement, etc

noun (ˈwʊpiː)

make whoopee
  1. to engage in noisy merrymaking
  2. to make love
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