whoopee cushion

or whoopie cushion


noun

a type of cushion or pillow used as a practical joke that, when sat upon, produces a loud noise resembling flatulence.

Nearby words

  1. whoof,
  2. whoop,
  3. whoop it up,
  4. whoop-de-do,
  5. whoopee,
  6. whooper,
  7. whooper swan,
  8. whooping cough,
  9. whooping cough vaccine,
  10. whooping crane

Origin of whoopee cushion

First recorded in 1955–60

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British Dictionary definitions for whoopee cushion

whoopee cushion

noun

a joke cushion that emits a sound like the breaking of wind when someone sits on it
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