Whooped
Whoop Whoop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whooping}.] [OE. houpen. See {Hoop}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]

Each whooping with a merry shout. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

When naught was heard but now and then the howl Of some vile cur, or whooping of the owl. --W. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. To cough or breathe with a sonorous inspiration, as in whooping cough. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • whoop\ it\ up — v. phr. slang 1. To make a loud noise; have a noisy celebration; enjoy yourself noisily. The team whooped it up after winning the game. 2. To praise something enthusiastically; encourage enthusiasm or support. Often used with for . Father wanted… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • whoop — I UK [wuːp] / US [wup] / US [hwup] / US [hup] verb [intransitive] Word forms whoop : present tense I/you/we/they whoop he/she/it whoops present participle whooping past tense whooped past participle whooped to shout unexpectedly because you are… …   English dictionary

  • Whoop — Whoop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whooping}.] [OE. houpen. See {Hoop}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whoop — Whoop, v. t. To insult with shouts; to chase with derision. [1913 Webster] And suffered me by the voice of slaves to be Whooped out of Rome. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whooping — Whoop Whoop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whooping}.] [OE. houpen. See {Hoop}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. To utter a whoop, or loud cry, as eagerness, enthusiasm, or enjoyment; to cry out; to shout; to halloo; to utter a war… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whoop — I. verb Etymology: Middle English whopen, houpen, from Anglo French huper, of imitative origin Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to utter a whoop in expression of eagerness, enthusiasm, or enjoyment ; shout 2. to utter the cry of an owl ;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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