What does whoa mean?

Definitions for whoaʰwoʊ, woʊ

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


  1. whoa(Interjection)

    stop (especially when commanding a horse or imitative thereof); calm down; slow down.

    Whoa, Nelly!

  2. whoa(Interjection)

    An expression of surprise.

    Whoa, are you serious?

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whoa

    stop; stand; hold. See Ho, 2


  1. Whoa

    "Whoa" is the second single from the album The Naked Truth by rapper Lil' Kim which is produced by J.R. Rotem. "Whoa" never made it to the Billboard Hot 100 but did make the R&B/Hip-Hop Tracks chart, where it peaked at number 30. Originally sent to US radio on November 22, 2005, it was then re-released in February to coincide with the airing of her reality show, Lil' Kim: Countdown to Lockdown, for which it served as the theme song. It was released in the United Kingdom on May 15, 2006. Before the album was released, some versions of the "Lighters Up" promo CD and vinyl listed the title of the song as "My Ni*#@s". Due to the lyrics in the second verse, Whoa is heard as a Junior M.A.F.I.A. diss.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Whoa

    hwō, interj. stop!

Suggested Resources

  1. WHOA

    What does WHOA stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the WHOA acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whoa in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whoa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Wayne:

    Whoa, take 'er easy there, Pilgrim

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    Whoa, this is an unbelievable turnout.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    Whoa, in case you haven't noticed, there are a lot of people here.

  4. Joe Clayton:

    When programmers and broadcasters ask for 200 or 300 percent increases, somebody's got to say 'whoa,'.

  5. Dish CEO Joe Clayton:

    When programmers and broadcasters ask for 200 or 300 percent increases, somebody's got to say' whoa,'.

Images & Illustrations of whoa

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