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English definition of “whoop”


verb [I] uk   /wuːp/ us  
to give a loud, excited shout, especially to show your enjoyment of or agreement with something: The audience was whooping and clapping. Expressing and showing feelingsSounds made by humans with their mouths


noun [C] uk   /wuːp/ us  
a loud, excited shout, especially showing your enjoyment of or agreement with something: When the whoops and cheers had finally died down he started to speak.Shouting and screaming
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