Examples from the Web for whooper
They're fetching up a keel boat to the shore, Miss Betty—it's a whooper!The Prodigal Judge|Vaughan Kester
I cudden't stand it no longer, so I wint down town to-night, down be Shekel an' Whooper's place, an' bought these things.Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War|Finley Peter Dunne
How'd you like to have been caught out in that whooper, eh, Lub?Phil Bradley's Mountain Boys|Silas K. Boone
He hastened to assure the whooper that he was awake and afoot.Galusha the Magnificent|Joseph C. Lincoln
Well, there ain't much use 'whooping up the boys' when only the whooper gets wild.