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whoopee

Syllabification: whoop·ee
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wo͝opē
 
, (h)wo͝oˈpē
 
/
informal

Definition of whoopee in English:

exclamation

Expressing wild excitement or joy.
Example sentences
  • Also, the neighbors probably just think, ‘Free music, whoopee!’
  • I feel no wild whoopee, just a quiet thankfulness and feeling of ‘flatness’.
  • I start, whoopee, a new show on Tuesday in England, which is called the ‘X-Factor.’

noun

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1Wild revelry: hours of parades and whoopee
More example sentences
  • However, the collective whoopee was abruptly halted when the small print was made known.
  • But to pay 4.50 leva for eight small pieces of chicken and a hint of rice is not my idea of whoopee.
1.1 dated A wild party.
Example sentences
  • I'm not so sure that they will prioritise the late night whoopees on private property.

Phrases

make whoopee

1
1Celebrate wildly.
Example sentences
  • We went into Ryde to join the dozens of civilians, sailors and soldiers pouring up the High Street, their arms joined, singing, dancing and generally making whoopee.
2Have sexual intercourse.
Example sentences
  • The camera tilts up to see a man and a woman making whoopee, discreetly, under the covers of the bed.
  • Even deep, innovative music by Ahmad Jamal and Bill Evans has been dismissed as lightweight accompaniment to sipping cocktails and making whoopee.
  • Fooling around with a camera, our hero ‘accidentally’ films his neighbours making whoopee.

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