Definition of Whoop

1. Noun. A loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement.

Generic synonyms: Call, Cry, Outcry, Shout, Vociferation, Yell



2. Verb. Shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm. "The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table"
Generic synonyms: Call, Cry, Holler, Hollo, Scream, Shout, Shout Out, Squall, Yell
Derivative terms: Whooper

3. Verb. Cough spasmodically. "The patient with emphysema is hacking all day"
Exact synonyms: Hack
Generic synonyms: Cough

Definition of Whoop

1. n. The hoopoe.

2. v. i. To utter a whoop, or loud cry, as eagerness, enthusiasm, or enjoyment; to cry out; to shout; to halloo; to utter a war whoop; to hoot, as an owl.

3. v. t. To insult with shouts; to chase with derision.

4. n. A shout of pursuit or of war; a very of eagerness, enthusiasm, enjoyment, vengeance, terror, or the like; an halloo; a hoot, or cry, as of an owl.

5. n. The hoopoe.

6. v. i. To utter a whoop, or loud cry, as eagerness, enthusiasm, or enjoyment; to cry out; to shout; to halloo; to utter a war whoop; to hoot, as an owl.

7. v. t. To insult with shouts; to chase with derision.

8. n. A shout of pursuit or of war; a very of eagerness, enthusiasm, enjoyment, vengeance, terror, or the like; an halloo; a hoot, or cry, as of an owl.

Definition of Whoop

1. Noun. An exclamation, a cry, usually of joy. ¹

2. Noun. A gasp, characteristic of whooping cough. ¹

3. Noun. A bump on a racetrack. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To make a whoop. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive informal) To beat, to strike. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive informal) To defeat thoroughly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Whoop

1. to utter loud cries [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Whoop

1. 1. To utter a whoop, or loud cry, as eagerness, enthusiasm, or enjoyment; to cry out; to shout; to halloo; to utter a war whoop; to hoot, as an owl. "Each whooping with a merry shout." (Wordsworth) "When naught was heard but now and then the howl Of some vile cur, or whooping of the owl." (W. Browne) 2. To cough or breathe with a sonorous inspiration, as in whooping cough. Origin: OE. Houpen. See Hoop. 1. A shout of pursuit or of war; a very of eagerness, enthusiasm, enjoyment, vengeance, terror, or the like; an halloo; a hoot, or cry, as of an owl. "A fox, crossing the road, drew off a considerable detachment, who clapped spurs to their horses, and pursued him with whoops and halloos." (Addison) "The whoop of the crane." (Longfellow) 2. A loud, shrill, prolonged sound or sonorous inspiration, as in whooping cough. The hoopoe. See: Hoopoe. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Whoop

whomso
whomsoever
whoo
whoobub
whoobubs
whoof
whoofed
whoofing
whoofs
whoomp
whoomped
whoomph
whoomphs
whoomping
whoomps
whoop (current term)
whoop-de-do
whoop-de-doo
whoop-dee-do
whoop it up
whoop whoop
whoopdee doo
whooped
whoopee
whoopee-do
whoopee cushion
whoopee cushions
whoopee do
whoopee pie
whoopeedoo

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