Definitions for Whoopʰwup, ʰwʊp, wup, wʊp; esp. for 2 hup, hʊp
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whoopʰwup, ʰwʊp, wup, wʊp; esp. for 2 hup, hʊp(n.; v.; interj.)
(n.)a loud cry or shout, as of excitement or joy.
a loud, hollow call or hoot, as of an owl or baboon.
Category: Animal Behavior
a deep intake of air with a hollow gasping sound, as brought on by choking or rapidly repetitive coughing.
(v.i.)to utter a loud cry or shout in expressing enthusiasm, excitement, etc.
to utter the cry of an owl or crane.
Category: Animal Behavior
(v.t.)to utter with or as if with a whoop.
to whoop to or at.
to urge, pursue, or drive with whoops:
to whoop the dogs on.
(interj.)(used as a cry to attract attention from afar, or to show excitement, encouragement, enthusiasm, etc.)
Idioms for whoop:
whoop it up, Informal. to celebrate noisily. to stir up enthusiasm.
Origin of whoop:
1375–1425; late ME whopen; of expressive orig.
a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement
shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm
"The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table"
"The patient with emphysema is hacking all day"
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
to cough or breathe with a sonorous inspiration, as in whooping cough
to insult with shouts; to chase with derision
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
a loud, shrill, prolonged sound or sonorous inspiration, as in whooping cough
Translations for Whoop
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a loud cry of delight, triumph etc
a whoop of joy.
- uitroep, uitjou, jilAfrikaans
- صَيْحَة فَرَحArabic
- gritoPortuguese (BR)
- der SchreiGerman
- grito/alarido (de alegría)Spanish
- pekikan gembiraIndonesian
- óp, hrópIcelandic
- grido, urloItalian
- (기쁨, 흥분 등으로) 우아 하는 소리, 환성Korean
- šūksniai, spiegimasLithuanian
- izsauciens; spiedziens (no prieka)Latvian
- tempik sorakMalay
- gledesrop, seiershylNorwegian
- okrzyk radości/triumfuPolish
- چغه، كړيكه (دخوښۍ) شاباسى: دتورې غاړې دټوخي اّوازPashto
- výkrik, výskotSlovak
- rop, tjutSwedish
- sevinç çığlığıTurkish
- (高興、勝利時的)歡呼，吶喊Chinese (Trad.)
- вигук, зойкUkrainian
- خوشی کی تیز آوازUrdu
- tiếng la lớnVietnamese
- （高兴时的）高呼Chinese (Simp.)
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