big whoop

idiom

US, informal
used in an ironic way to say that something is not important or impressive
"Their team is going to the play-offs." "Big whoop."
It might look special but it's really no big whoop.

Examples of big whoop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Forty years ago, four men put on uniforms, came up with a catchy logo — a startled specter in a red circle with a slash going through it, no big whoop — strapped on some proton packs and saved New York City from an evil deity holed up in a penthouse. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 21 Mar. 2024

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“Big whoop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/big%20whoop. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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