What does Whoop mean?

Definitions for Whoopʰwup, ʰwʊp, wup, wʊp; esp. for 2 hup, hʊp

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Whoop.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. whoop(verb)

    a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement

  2. whoop(verb)

    shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm

    "The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table"

  3. hack, whoop(verb)

    cough spasmodically

    "The patient with emphysema is hacking all day"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whoop(noun)

    the hoopoe

  2. Whoop(verb)

    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

  3. Whoop(verb)

    to cough or breathe with a sonorous inspiration, as in whooping cough

  4. Whoop(verb)

    to insult with shouts; to chase with derision

  5. Whoop(noun)

    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

  6. Whoop(noun)

    a loud, shrill, prolonged sound or sonorous inspiration, as in whooping cough

  7. Origin: [See Hoopoe.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Whoop

    hwōōp, or hōōp, n. a loud eager cry.—v.i. to give a clear, sharp cry: to shout in scorn, eagerness, &c.—v.t. to insult with shouts.—interj. (Shak.) ho!—ns. Whoop′er, one who whoops: a species of swan; Whoop′ing-cough, Hooping-cough, an infectious and epidemic disease, mostly attacking children under ten, esp. in spring and autumn, its characteristic sign a cough occurring in paroxysms consisting of a series of short expiratory puffs followed by a deep inspiration of air through the contracted cleft of the glottis. [O. Fr. houper, to shout; cf. Houp! Houp-la! Perh. of Teut. origin, cog. with Goth. wōpjan, to crow.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Whoop in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Whoop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George John Whyte-Melville:

    Then drink, puppy, drink, and let ev'ry puppy drink, That is old enough to lap and to swallow; For he'll grow into a hound, so we'll pass the bottle round, And merrily we'll whoop and we'll holloa.

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Translations for Whoop

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  • alaridoSpanish
  • kiljahdus, hakata, piestäFinnish
  • cuachIrish
  • urlo, urlo della pertosse, annientare, picchiare, colpire, gridoItalian
  • кашель, возглас, гикать, колотить, улюлюкать, поколотить, выкрик, разгромитьRussian

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