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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, hot dog, huzzah, wahoo [chiefly West], whee, hooray, yahoo, yippee
Related Words
wow, zowie; ooh; gee, gee whiz, gosh
Near Antonyms
alack, alas, aw, boo

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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


WHOOPEE Defined for English Language Learners

whoopee

interjection

Definition of whoopee for English Language Learners

  • —used to express enthusiasm



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