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Definition of whoop verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

whoop

 verb
verb
NAmE//wup//
 
, NAmE//wʊp//
 
[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they whoop
 
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he / she / it whoops
 
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past simple whooped
 
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-ing form whooping
 
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  • to shout loudly because you are happy or excited
  • Idioms
      whoop it up
      NAmE//ˌwʊp ɪt ˈʌp//
       
       
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    1. 1(informal) to enjoy yourself very much with a noisy group of people
    2. 2 to make people excited or enthusiastic about something
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: whoop

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