whoopee

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whoop·ee

 (wo͝op′ē, hwo͝op′ē, wo͞o′pē, hwo͞o′-) Slang
interj.
Used to express jubilance.
Idiom:
make whoopee Slang
1. To engage in a noisy, boisterous celebration.
2. To make love.

[Alteration of whoop.]

whoopee

interj
an exclamation of joy, excitement, etc
n
make whoopee
a. to engage in noisy merrymaking
b. to make love

whoop•ee

or whoop•ie

(interj. ˈʰwʊpˈi, ˈwʊpˈi, ˈʰwuˈpi, ˈwu-; n. ˈʰwʊp i, ˈwʊp i, ˈʰwu pi, ˈwu-)
Informal. interj.
1. (used as a shout of exuberant joy.)
n.
2. make whoopee,
a. to engage in uproarious merrymaking.
b. to make love.
Idiom.
[1875–80, Amer.; whoop + -ee, of uncertain orig.; compare yippee]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whoopee - noisy and boisterous revelrywhoopee - noisy and boisterous revelry  
revel, revelry - unrestrained merrymaking
Translations

whoopee

[wʊˈpiː]
A. EXCL¡estupendo!
B. N to make whoopee (o.f.) → divertirse una barbaridad
C. CPD whoopee cushion Ncojín m de ventosidades

whoopee

[hwʊˈpiː] excl (= hooray) → youpi!whooping cough [ˈhuːpɪŋkɒf] ncoqueluche f

whoopee

n to make whoopee (dated inf)Rabatz machen (dated inf)
interjhurra, juchhe(i)

whoopee

[wʊˈpiː]
1. exclurrà!, evviva!
2. n to make whoopee (fam) → fare baldoria
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Well, making whoopee with the intelligentsia was the way I earned them.