from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • interj. Used to express jubilance.
  • idiom make whoopee Slang To engage in a noisy, boisterous celebration.
  • idiom make whoopee Slang To make love.

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  • interj. A spontaneous expression of delight or joy.

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  • n. noisy and boisterous revelry


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Alteration of whoop.


  • She called in to take a few questions, not one of which had the word whoopee in it.

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  • At Saturday’s 14th and U Streets NW Farmers Market, find Seascape’s ever-bearing strawberries (sweet and flavorful); Copper Pot’s pumpkin whoopee pies; and red and yellow raspberries at Kuhn.

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  • Despite his avowed personal fondness for the flatulence simulators known as whoopee cushions, Mr. Nielsen had a reputation for playing lawyers, ambassadors and other button-down, square-jawed types.

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  • I got caught up in the "whoopee" too and found myself wanting to do it!

    Feral hogs are a terrible problem for our agricultural producers in the USA.

  • This "winter water" I know, my French is atrocious for me springtime-bright: heavy on the hawthorne and iris, with more than a touch of the "whoopee" feeling that I got from Serge Lutens Santal Blanc, but gossamer light.

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  • The very woody iris and creamy sandalwood a sandalwood that I have received many compliments on come in to ground this scent, but like Daim Blond syrupy opening blast, that "whoopee" opening is never far off; any bit of movement that would make you glow will bring it right back in a more muted form.

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  • It's what most ozonic fragrances want to be and aren't, perhaps because it doesn't use ozone; it's an olfactory "whoopee"!

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  • The Newlywed Game, and I would ask, "What does 'whoopee' mean?"

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  • It has some of that fenugreek "whoopee" that I love in Serge Lutens Santal Blanc as it dries down, as well as an incensey sage, and while it does have the tenacity of Sables, it's not overwhelming: it was as light and delicious in the searing LA sunshine as it was in the Artic chill of Beverly Hills department stores, and since I had inadvertantly hosed myself in enough of it to wet my all-stars I think I can write that with impugnity

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  • Jokes such as whoopee cushions, fake dog poo, fake biscuits, fake vomit etc are always a hit OK, they’re plastic and yuck, but not violent….



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