whoop

[ hoop, hoo p; especially for 1, 3, 4, 6–12 hwoop, hwoo p, woop, woo p ]SEE DEFINITION OF whoop

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WHOOP

It was the Indian whoop, which her father had taught her in their woodland rambles at home.

But I think some of these people must have gone out of their minds to whoop it up so.

For every whoop of the Hurons, the Iroquois give an angry yell of defiance.

It was terrible to leap and whoop and whistle; her very soul revolted.

All of the Emily gang set up a whoop of joy, and 'twas answered from the yacht.

At half-past seven you heard the whoop of the milkman and the rattling of his cans.

Then you trust me to whoop up her heroism and the fact that without her he would have died.

Couldn't seem to raise a real loud whisper, let alone a whoop.

Just then a whoop rang out from the braves at the gap and was followed by a chorus of them.

So I acted like I didn't give a whoop, the one way or the other.

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