whoopee

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Pronunciation[edit]

/ʍuːpi/, /ʍʊpi/

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whoopee

  1. A spontaneous expression of delight or joy.
    Whoopee! I won!

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Verb[edit]

whoopee ‎(third-person singular simple present whoopees, present participle whoopeeing, simple past and past participle whoopeed)

  1. To behave exuberantly, to make whoopee.
    • 1944, Pamel Hansford Johnson, The Trojan Brothers:
      "If the 'twenties," said the stage-hand, who was a politician, "had done a bit more thinking and a bit less whoopeeing, we mightn't be where we are today.

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