whoopee
I. interjection Etymology: irregular from 2whoop Date: 1845 — used to express exuberance II. noun Date: 1924 1. boisterous convivial fun ; merrymaking — usually used with make 2. sexual play — usually used with make

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  • Whoopee! — ist ein Musical mit der Musik von Walter Donaldson und den Liedtexten von Gus Kahn. Dem Buch von William Anthony McGuire liegt das Stück „The Nervous Wreck“ von Owen Davis zugrunde. Die Show wurde produziert von Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.. In der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Whoopee — bezeichnet: Whoopee! (Musical), Musical von Walter Donaldson und Gus Kahn (1928) Whoopee! (Film), US amerikanischer Musikfilm (1930) Siehe auch: Die Whoopee Boys, US amerikanische Filmkomödie (1986) Macon Whoopee, US amerikanische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • whoopee — informal ► EXCLAMATION ▪ expressing wild excitement or joy. ► NOUN ▪ wild revelry. ● make whoopee Cf. ↑make whoopee …   English terms dictionary

  • whoopee — [hwoop′ē, hwo͞o′pē; woop′ē, wo͞o′pē] interj. [< WHOOP] used to express great joy, exultation, merry abandon, etc. n. 1. an instance of shouting “whoopee” ☆ 2. hilarious revelry; noisy fun ☆ make whoopee 1. Slang to revel boisterously …   English World dictionary

  • Whoopee! — Infobox Musical name= Whoopee! subtitle= caption= music= Walter Donaldson lyrics= Gus Kahn book= William Anthony McGuire basis= Owen Davis s play The Nervous Wreck productions= 1928 Broadway 1930 Film 1979 Broadway revival awards= Whoopee! was a… …   Wikipedia

  • whoopee — interjection A spontaneous expression of delight or joy. Whoopee! I won! See Also: whoopee cushion, whoopee do, whoopee pie, make whoopee …   Wiktionary

  • Whoopee! —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différentes œuvres portant le même titre. Whoopee! est une bande dessinée britannique publiée de 1974 à 1985. Whoopee! est une comédie musicale de Broadway écrite par William Anthony McGuire. Whoopee!… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • whoopee — n. (colloq.) boisterous fun to make whoopee * * * [ wʊpi(ː)] (colloq.) [ boisterous fun ] to make whoopee …   Combinatory dictionary

  • whoopee — whoo|pee1 [wuˈpi:] interjection [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: whoop] a shout of happiness whoopee 2 whoop|ee2 [ˈwupi] n old fashioned make whoopee a) BrE to go out and enjoy yourself b) AmE to have sex …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whoopee — whoop|ee1 [ wu pi, hwu pi ] interjection used for showing that you are very happy and excited whoopee whoop|ee 2 [ wupi, hwupi ] noun make whoopee 1. ) HUMOROUS to have sex 2. ) OLD FASHIONED to enjoy yourself in a noisy way …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whoopee — [[t](h)wʊpi͟ː[/t]] EXCLAM (feelings) People sometimes shout whoopee when they are very happy or excited. [INFORMAL] I can have a lie in tomorrow. Whoopee! Syn: hooray …   English dictionary

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