whoop

Part of speech: verb

To utter whoops; hoot.

Part of speech: noun

A shout of excitement, derision, etc.; a hoot.

Part of speech: noun

A loud convulsive inspiration after a paroxysm of coughing.

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Usage examples "whoop":

  1. He entered the social life of the city with a whoop of joy and disappeared from sight. - "Out Like a Light", Gordon Randall Garrett.
  2. Benny gave a whoop of delight. - "Oh, Money! Money!", Eleanor Hodgman Porter.
  3. " Davy means that for an Indian war- whoop," said Diana. - "Anne Of The Island", Lucy Maud Montgomery.