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Meaning of “whoop” in the English Dictionary

"whoop" in British English

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whoopverb [I]

uk   us   /wuːp/

whoopnoun [C]

uk   us   /wuːp/
a ​loud, ​excitedshout, ​especiallyshowingyourenjoyment of or ​agreement with something: When the whoops and ​cheers had ​finallydied down he ​started to ​speak.
(Definition of whoop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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whoopverb [I/T]

 us   /hwup, wup, hwʊp, wʊp/
to ​shoutloudly and in an ​excited way: [I] I was so ​happy it was hard not to whoop out ​loud.
whoop
noun [C]  us   /hwup, wup, hwʊp, wʊp/
Jake ​let out a whoop of ​triumph.
(Definition of whoop from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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