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whoopee

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informal

Definition of whoopee in English:

exclamation

Pronunciation: /wʊˈpiː
 
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Expressing wild excitement or joy: I shouted ‘Whoopee’ and went for a swim
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  • 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

Pronunciation: /ˈwʊpi
 
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1Wild revelry: hours of parades and whoopee
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  • 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 [count noun] dated A wild party: they agreed to mount a serious whoopee on the premises
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  • I'm not so sure that they will prioritise the late night whoopees on private property.

Phrases

make whoopee

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1Celebrate wildly: festival fever is here again with its prospects for making whoopee
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  • 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 sex: spring is in the air and animals are making whoopie
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  • 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.

Words that rhyme with whoopee

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