[ womp-womp, wahn-wahn ]
/ ˈwɒmp ˌwɒmp, ˈwɑ̃ ˌwɑ̃ /
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(used to dismiss or to mock a failure, loss, etc.): I’m single again this year for Valentines Day—womp womp.The fan response to the team’s pathetic opener was a collective “womp womp.”
verb (used with or without object) Slang.
to comment on or judge with this dismissive or mocking expression: She cruelly womp womped his emotional childhood confession.I hope his parents heard him womp womping at his sister’s dance recital—he needs to apologize.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Sometimes whomp whomp .
Origin of womp womp
First recorded in 2005–10; imitative of a sound made by a trombone to indicate a wrong answer or other minor humiliation, used on TV game shows and in movies
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With each wobbly, distorted bass riff and womp-womp-womp robotic fluctuation, bodies explode in epileptic fits.Meet Skrillex, the Divisive, Grammy-Nominated DJ Who’s Changing Dance Music|Marlow Stern|February 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST