whoopee cushion

noun
Updated on: 19 Mar 2018

Definition of whoopee cushion

: a cushion that makes a sound like the breaking of wind when sat upon

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First Known Use of whoopee cushion

1953

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WHOOPEE CUSHION Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of whoopee cushion for English Language Learners

  • : a rubber bag filled with air that is used as a joke and that makes a loud, rude noise when someone sits on it


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