What does the word whoop mean?

Usage examples for whoop

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