whoopee

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1whoop·ee

interjection \ˈ(h)w-(ˌ)pē, ˈ(h)wü-; (h)w-ˈpē, (h)wü-\

—used to express enthusiasm

Full Definition of WHOOPEE

—used to express exuberance

Examples of WHOOPEE

  1. <another sitcom featuring wisecracking kids? whoopee>

Origin of WHOOPEE

irregular from 2whoop
First Known Use: 1845

Related to WHOOPEE

Synonyms
glory (or glory be), ha (or hah), hallelujah, hey, hot dog, huzzah, wahoo [chiefly West], whee, hooray, yahoo, yippee

Rhymes with WHOOPEE

ackee, Agee, agley, aiguille, agree, Albee, alee, ani, at sea, Attlee, Bacchae, bailee, Bangui, banshee, bargee, bawbee, bee tree, Belgae, big tree, bohea, bootee, bougie, break free, buckshee, burgee, Bt, callee, Capri, carefree, CB, CD, Chablis, Chaldee, chickpea, chili, church key, confit, cowpea, croquis, curie, dead-tree, debris, decree, deep-sea, degree, Denis, donee, DP, draftee, drawee, Dundee, emcee, ennui, esprit, etui, farci, feoffee, flame tree, foresee, for free, fringe tree, fusee, GB, germfree, glacis, goatee, grandee, grand prix, grantee, green tea, GT, heart-free, he/she, high sea, high tea, Horae, hot key, Humvee, IC, in fee, IV, Jaycee, jaygee, jayvee, Jiangxi, knock-knee, KP, latchkey, lessee, listee, look-see, low-key, LP, lychee, mamey, maquis, Marie, marquee, MC, mentee, Midi, mille-feuille, muggee, must-see, Nancy, ngwee, North Sea, OD, off-key, ogee, Osee, Parcae, pardie, Parsi, passkey, Pawnee, payee, PC, Pee Dee, peewee, pewee, PG, pledgee, pollee, pongee, post-free, précis, puree, puttee, qt, raki, rani, razee, Red Sea, rooftree, Ross Sea, rupee, rushee, RV, scot-free, settee, Shaanxi, shade tree, Shanxi, s/he, shift key, shoe tree, sightsee, signee, silk tree, sirree, smoke tree, snap pea, snow pea, spadille, spahi, spondee, squeegee, standee, state tree, strophe, suttee, sweat bee, sycee, TB, tepee, testee, 3-D, titi, to-be, toll-free, topee, to sea, towhee, townee, trainee, Tralee, trochee, trustee, Tupi, turfski, turnkey, tutee, Tutsi, tutti, TV, unbe, vendee, vestee, Volsci, vouchee, whangee, wind tee, would-be, Yangtze, yen-shee

2whoop·ee

noun \ˈ(h)w-(ˌ)pē, ˈ(h)wü-\

Definition of WHOOPEE

1
:  boisterous convivial fun :  merrymaking —usually used with make
2
:  sexual play —usually used with make

Examples of WHOOPEE

  1. <for New Year's Eve I'm planning to make whoopee at several clubs>

First Known Use of WHOOPEE

1924

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