Whoop-de-do - definition of whoop-de-do by The Free Dictionary
or whoop-de-doo (ˈhup diˈdu, ˈhʊp-, ˈʰwup-, ˈʰwʊp-, ˈwup-, ˈwʊp-)
n., pl. -dos or -doos. Informal.
1. lively and noisy festivities; merrymaking: the annual New Year's Eve whoop-de-do.
2. heated discussion or debate, esp. in public: a whoop-de-do over the new tax bill.
3. extravagant publicity or fanfare: the whoop-de-do of a movie premiere.
[1935–40; orig. uncertain; see whoop
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By the time a real husband could get his hands on a suitcase, stowed away in the attic or somewhere, he'd have to enlist his wife's help to locate it, and the whole whoop-de-do
would dissolve into mundane chitchat.
Lucas asserted that maybe the team wanted to announce the news with some big whoop-de-do
There were fewer than 10 of us, and I figured, "How much of a whoop-de-do
can you make about prayer with 10 people?
99 in a big whoop-de-do
before the game against Phoenix at Staples Center.
All the whoop-de-do
about the Dodgers games moving over to AM-1150 next season.
Backroads of whoop-de-dos
beside what's left of roadside attractions - of real America.