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whoop

 (ho͞op, wo͞op, hwo͞op)
n.
1.
a. A loud cry of exultation or excitement.
b. A shout uttered by a hunter or warrior.
2. A hooting cry, as of a bird.
3. The paroxysmal gasp characteristic of whooping cough.
v. whooped, whoop·ing, whoops
v.intr.
1. To utter a loud shout or cry. See Synonyms at yell.
2. To utter a hooting cry.
3. To make the paroxysmal gasp characteristic of whooping cough.
v.tr.
1. To utter with a whoop.
2. To chase, call, urge on, or drive with a whoop: whooping the cattle down the road.
Idiom:
whoop it up Slang
1. To have a jolly, noisy celebration.
2. To express or arouse enthusiasm; cheer: conventioneers whooping it up for their candidate.

[From Middle English whopen, to whoop, variant of hopen, from Old French hopper, of imitative origin.]

whoop

(wuːp)
vb
1. to utter (speech) with loud cries, as of enthusiasm or excitement
2. (Medicine) med to cough convulsively with a crowing sound made at each inspiration
3. (Zoology) (of certain birds) to utter (a hooting cry)
4. (tr) to urge on or call with or as if with whoops
5. whoop it up (wʊp; wuːp) informal
a. to indulge in a noisy celebration
b. US to arouse enthusiasm
n
6. a loud cry, esp one expressing enthusiasm or excitement
7. (Medicine) med the convulsive crowing sound made during a paroxysm of whooping cough
8. not worth a whoop informal worthless
[C14: of imitative origin]

whoop

(ʰwup, ʰwʊp, wup, wʊp; esp. for 2 hup, hʊp)

n., v.
interj. n.
1. a loud cry or shout, as of excitement or joy.
2. a loud, hollow call or hoot, as of an owl or baboon.
3. a deep intake of air with a hollow gasping sound, as brought on by choking or rapidly repetitive coughing.
v.i.
4. to utter a loud cry or shout in expressing enthusiasm, excitement, etc.
5. to utter the cry of an owl or crane.
v.t.
6. to utter with or as if with a whoop.
7. to whoop to or at.
8. to urge, pursue, or drive with whoops: to whoop the dogs on.
interj.
9. (used as a cry to attract attention from afar, or to show excitement, encouragement, enthusiasm, etc.)
Idioms:
whoop it up, Informal.
a. to celebrate noisily.
b. to stir up enthusiasm.
[1375–1425; late Middle English whopen; of expressive orig.]

whoop


Past participle: whooped
Gerund: whooping

Imperative
whoop
whoop
Present
I whoop
you whoop
he/she/it whoops
we whoop
you whoop
they whoop
Preterite
I whooped
you whooped
he/she/it whooped
we whooped
you whooped
they whooped
Present Continuous
I am whooping
you are whooping
he/she/it is whooping
we are whooping
you are whooping
they are whooping
Present Perfect
I have whooped
you have whooped
he/she/it has whooped
we have whooped
you have whooped
they have whooped
Past Continuous
I was whooping
you were whooping
he/she/it was whooping
we were whooping
you were whooping
they were whooping
Past Perfect
I had whooped
you had whooped
he/she/it had whooped
we had whooped
you had whooped
they had whooped
Future
I will whoop
you will whoop
he/she/it will whoop
we will whoop
you will whoop
they will whoop
Future Perfect
I will have whooped
you will have whooped
he/she/it will have whooped
we will have whooped
you will have whooped
they will have whooped
Future Continuous
I will be whooping
you will be whooping
he/she/it will be whooping
we will be whooping
you will be whooping
they will be whooping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been whooping
you have been whooping
he/she/it has been whooping
we have been whooping
you have been whooping
they have been whooping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been whooping
you will have been whooping
he/she/it will have been whooping
we will have been whooping
you will have been whooping
they will have been whooping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been whooping
you had been whooping
he/she/it had been whooping
we had been whooping
you had been whooping
they had been whooping
Conditional
I would whoop
you would whoop
he/she/it would whoop
we would whoop
you would whoop
they would whoop
Past Conditional
I would have whooped
you would have whooped
he/she/it would have whooped
we would have whooped
you would have whooped
they would have whooped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whoop - a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
Verb1.whoop - shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm; "The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table"
cry, scream, shout out, yell, squall, shout, holler, hollo, call - utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
2.whoop - cough spasmodicallywhoop - cough spasmodically; "The patient with emphysema is hacking all day"
cough - exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion; "The smoker coughs all day"

whoop

verb cry, shout, scream, cheer, yell, shriek, hoot, holler (informal) The audience whooped and cheered with delight.
noun cry, shout, scream, cheer, yell, shriek, hoot, holler (informal), hurrah, halloo A wild frenzy of whoops and yells arose outside.

whoop

verb
To speak or say very loudly or with a shout:
Translations
شَهْقَة بَعْدَ قَحَّهصَيْحَة فَرَحيَصيحُ فَرَحا
jublejublenkigging
húzás
æpa, hrópaóp, hrópsog, soghljóî
kokliušasšūkčiotišūksniaisuspiegti
izsauciensizsauktiesskaļš elpas vilciensspiedziensspiegt
sipivý dychvýskať
boğmaca öksürüğühaykırmaksevinç çığlığısevinçle bağırmak

whoop

[huːp]
A. Ngrito m, alarido m
with a whoop of joycon un grito de alegría
B. VIgritar, dar alaridos; (when coughing) → toser
C. VT to whoop it up (o.f.) (= make merry) → divertirse ruidosamente; (= let hair down) → echar una cana al aire

whoop

hwuːp]
vi
to whoop with delight → pousser des cris de joie
ncri m de joie

whoop

nRuf m, → Schrei m; (= war cry also)Geschrei nt no pl, → Geheul nt no pl; with a whoop of joyunter Freudengeschrei
vt to whoop it up (inf)auf die Pauke hauen (inf)
virufen, schreien; (with whooping cough) → pfeifen; (with joy) → jauchzen

whoop

[huːp]
1. ngrido
2. vigridare (Med) (when coughing) → tossire in modo convulso
3. vt to whoop it up (fam) → fare baldoria

whoop

(wuːp) , ((American also) hu:p) noun
1. a loud cry of delight, triumph etc. a whoop of joy.
2. the noisy sound made when breathing in after prolonged coughing.
verb
to give a loud cry of delight, triumph etc.
ˈwhooping-cough, ˈhooping-cough (ˈhuː-) noun
an infectious disease with violent bouts of coughing followed by a whoop.

whoop

n. estridor, sonido que caracteriza la respiración después de un ataque de tos ferina.
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And if I thought you didn't care a whoop to see anything more of me, why, I'd clear out so blamed quick you couldn't see me for smoke.

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