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whoopee

interjection whoop·ee \ ˈ(h)wu̇-(ˌ)pē , ˈ(h)wü- ; (h)wu̇-ˈpē , (h)wü- \

Definition of whoopee

used to express exuberance

Examples of whoopee in a Sentence

  1. another sitcom featuring wisecracking kids? whoopee

Origin and Etymology of whoopee

irregular from 2whoop

whoopee Synonyms

Synonyms

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

Near Antonyms

alack, alas, aw, boo;

Related Words

wow, zowie;

ooh;

gee, gee whiz, gosh;


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whoopee

noun whoop·ee \ ˈ(h)wu̇-(ˌ)pē , ˈ(h)wü- \

Definition of whoopee

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

First Known Use of whoopee

1924

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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WHOOPEE Defined for English Language Learners

whoopee

Definition of whoopee for English Language Learners

  • —used to express enthusiasm



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