Definition of Woop Woop in English:

Woop Woop

Line breaks: Woop Woop
Pronunciation: /ˈwʊp wʊp
 
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(NZ woop woops or wop wops)

noun

Australian informal
A humorous name for a remote outback town or district: it was like council night in Woop Woop while you’re out in the woop-woops, spare a thought for the local farmer
More example sentences
  • There is apparently a shortage of coffee in Woop Woop but plenty of booze, blue eye shadow and bullets to go around.
  • The people at Woop Woop could, if they wanted, toss out the same old jammy, boring swill.
  • Her father Daddy O runs Woop Woop as a despot, with the usual modicum of attendant corruption.

Origin

1920s: a jocular use of reduplication, a characteristic of Aboriginal languages.

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