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adjective as in shouting

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In John Barleycorn, Heinold and his bar are referenced a whooping 17 times.

As punishment, Peterson said he gave the boy a “normal whooping” by hitting the boy repeatedly with a tree branch.

This is a project run by the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership.

If I look hard enough online, will I find video of you in one of those whooping crane suits?

Sandor “The Hound” Clegane was left to die of a ferocious ass-whooping.

A tarpaulin stretched from wheel to wheel of the wagon shut out the driving rain that fled in sheets before the whooping wind.

First love is merely the more picturesque successor of measles and whooping-cough.

Riding into the valley the troop, whooping and yelling like mad men, suddenly dashed upon the unsuspecting recruits.

Whooping-cough is very infectious, and, contrary to the popular opinion, it is frequently a fatal disease.

The objects used by a child that has whooping-cough should be disinfected, and its books and papers are to be burnt.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whooping, such as: bawling, booing, cheering, hollering, null, and jeering.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.