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Whoop

n.1.(Zool.) The hoopoe.
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Whooped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Whooping.]
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.
Each whooping with a merry shout.
- Wordsworth.
2.To cough or breathe with a sonorous inspiration, as in whooping cough.
v. t.1.To insult with shouts; to chase with derision.
n.1.A shout of pursuit or of war; a very of eagerness, enthusiasm, enjoyment, vengeance, terror, or the like; an halloo; a hoot, or cry, as of an owl.
The whoop of the crane.
- Longfellow.
2.A loud, shrill, prolonged sound or sonorous inspiration, as in whooping cough.
Noun1.whoop - a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement
Verb1.whoop - shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm; "The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table"
2.whoop - cough spasmodically; "The patient with emphysema is hacking all day"
Synonyms: hack
ace, bark, battle cry, bawl, bellow, call, caterwaul, cheer, cry, damn, hail, halloo, holler, hollo, hoot, howl, hurrah, jot, lota, modicum, rallying cry, ray, roar, scream, screech, shout, shred, shriek, squall, squawk, squeal, war cry, war whoop, whit, yammer, yap, yawl, yawp, yell, yelp, yo-ho, yowl
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