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Woop Woop

or woop woop

[ woop -woop ]
/ ˈwʊp ˌwʊp /
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noun Australian Slang: Disparaging.

an imaginary remote town or district symbolizing isolation and backwardness.

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Origin of Woop Woop

First recorded in 1925–30; jocular coinage mimicking placenames of Aboriginal origin
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British Dictionary definitions for Woop Woop

Woop Woop
/ (ˈwuːp ˌwuːp) /

noun

Australian slang a jocular name for any backward or remote town or district
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