Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • interjection Used to express jubilance.
  • idiom (make whoopee) To engage in a noisy, boisterous celebration.
  • idiom (make whoopee) To make love.

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  • interjection A spontaneous expression of delight or joy.

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  • noun noisy and boisterous revelry

Etymologies

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

[Alteration of whoop.]

Examples

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

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  • 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!

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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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  • 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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