whoops

[ hwoo ps, hwoops, woo ps, woops ]SEE DEFINITION OF whoops

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I don't think she ever cared two whoops for me, to tell you the truth.

For a long time we had ceased to hear the mate's whoops and yells.

We grew uneasy, and then he said two whoops might be heard from his cabin.

High-pitched Indians whoops sent a new chill through Nicole.

He listened to the whoops and barks in an interval between shots.

He looks to be about forty years old, but whoops and laughs like he was about ten.

Who could say at what hour the waters would resound with their whoops?

Her sisters received her with whoops of astonishment and welcome.

Then the savages, with whoops and yells, began circling about the machine.

The news was received with whoops of joy from Janet and Carol.

WORD ORIGIN

exclamation of dismay, 1925; see oops.

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