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whoop it up

Definition of whoop it up

informal

  1. :  to celebrate and have fun in a noisy way <My pals and I whooped it up at the local bar after the concert.>



Word by Word Definitions

whoopplay
  1. :  to utter a whoop in expression of eagerness, enthusiasm, or enjoyment :  shout

    :  to utter the cry of an owl :  hoot

    :  to make the characteristic whoop of whooping cough

  1. :  a shout of hunters or of men in battle or pursuit

    :  the cry of an owl :  hoot

    :  the crowing intake of breath following a paroxysm in whooping cough

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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