whoa


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whoa

 (wō, hwō)
interj.
1. Used as a command to stop, as to a horse.
2. Used to express surprise, amazement, or great pleasure.

whoa

(wəʊ)
interj
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a command used esp to horses to stop or slow down
[C19: variant of ho1]

whoa

(ʰwoʊ, woʊ)

interj.
(used to command an animal, esp. a horse, to stop.)
[1615–25; dial. variant of ho2]
Translations

whoa

[wəʊ] EXCL¡so!

whoa

interjbrr

whoa

[wəʊ] excl (also whoa there) → altolà!
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References in classic literature ?
But I know enough to obey my masters, and to gid-dup, or whoa, when I'm told to.
And when the proud forest is falling, To my oxen cheerfully calling, From morn until night I am bawling, Whoa, back there, and haw and gee; Till our labor is mutually ended, By my strength and cattle befriended, And against the mosquitoes defended By the bark of the walnut-trees.
As if Nature could support but one order of understandings, could not sustain birds as well as quadrupeds, flying as well as creeping things, and hush and whoa, which Bright can understand, were the best English.
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RAISE THE BAR Let's say you've taught your pup to whoa on a bench.
The stage door man said, "Whoa whoa, where you going?
Come on, someone say halt, whoa, stop, enough is enough, no more.
And the taste treats in the WHOA category--including chocolate cake and snack chips--are designated for special occasions only.
The lyrics on the 13 tracks that comprise Whoa, Nelly are solely authored by Furtado, as is the majority of the music.
But even when that kind of imagery is missing, as in the nearly empty In Dedication to Wonderment, 2000, or the big triptych Whoa, 2000, in which most of the figures are animals, the paintings sustain an ominous air.
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If so, the whoa command has become associated only with the scenting of a bird and not with the fact that she is moving (and you want her to stop) because she has always heard it when she is not moving.