shoop

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

shoop

  1. (music) Used as a scat word in song lyrics.
    • 1963, Rudy Clark, The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)
      If you want to know / (Shoop, shoop, shoop, shoop) / If he loves you so / (Shoop, shoop, shoop, shoop) / It's in his kiss.
    • 1993, Salt-N-Pepa, Shoop
      I like what ya do when you do what ya do / You make me wanna shoop / Shoop shoop ba-doop / Shoop ba-doop.
    • 1995, Whitney Houston, Exhale (Shoop Shoop)
      But there comes a point when / When we exhale (yeah, yeah, say) / Shoop, shoop, shoop / Shoo be doop shoop shoop (yeah).

Etymology 2[edit]

Conscious back-formation from sheep on the pattern of Germanic strong declension nouns such as goosegeese, toothteeth, footfeet, and the similarly jocularly-formed moosemeese.

Noun[edit]

shoop (plural sheep)

  1. (chiefly humorous) A sheep; specifically singular form of sheep.

Etymology 3[edit]

Alteration of shop.

Noun[edit]

shoop (plural shoops)

  1. (Internet slang) An image that has been modified using Adobe Photoshop or similar image-manipulation software to produce a misleading impression; an instance of petty, amateur fauxtography.

Interjection[edit]

shoop!

  1. (Internet slang) Exclaimed or posted to make the accusation that the image in question has been manipulated to produce a misleading and false impression.

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