whoopee

interjection
whoop·​ee | \ ˈ(h)wu̇-(ˌ)pē How to pronounce whoopee (audio) , ˈ(h)wü- How to pronounce whoopee (audio) ; (h)wu̇-ˈpē How to pronounce whoopee (audio) , (h)wü- \

Definition of whoopee

 (Entry 1 of 2)

used to express exuberance

whoopee

noun
whoop·​ee | \ ˈ(h)wu̇-(ˌ)pē How to pronounce whoopee (audio) , ˈ(h)wü- How to pronounce whoopee (audio) \

Definition of whoopee (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Synonyms for whoopee

Synonyms: Interjection

Synonyms: Noun

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Examples of whoopee in a Sentence

Interjection another sitcom featuring wisecracking kids? whoopee
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun And, sure, the divorce eventually came, but not before a temporary happy ending in which much whoopee was made. Chris Willman, Variety, 12 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of whoopee

Interjection

1845, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1924, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for whoopee

Interjection

irregular from whoop entry 2

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The first known use of whoopee was in 1845

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“Whoopee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whoopee. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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whoopee

interjection

English Language Learners Definition of whoopee

used to express enthusiasm

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