Definition of whoopee in English:

whoopee

exclamation

informal
  • Expressing wild excitement or joy.

    • ‘After an exchange of letters, I have finally got my appointment for next week - whoopee, I am still alive to attend it, thank God.’
    • ‘Also, the neighbors probably just think, ‘Free music, whoopee!’’
    • ‘There are just three more days to get through and then, whoopee, it's the big one: New Year's Eve.’
    • ‘She announced the Hotel deal as the first success of the new Delegates Charter at the Congress venue - to a round of whoopees and widespread applause.’
    • ‘Everyone was pleased at the prospect that someone had stood up against our tyrant of a principal, and whoopee, that person was me.’
    • ‘I start, whoopee, a new show on Tuesday in England, which is called the ‘X-Factor.’’
    • ‘I feel no wild whoopee, just a quiet thankfulness and feeling of ‘flatness’.’
    • ‘Goodie goodie, it's London airport again, terminal 4, whoopee.’
    • ‘I thought I had a dentist after all these years - whoopee.’
    • ‘And there I was-dark, red hair, messily tied up and in dusty clothes - whoopee.’

noun

informal
  • 1Wild revelry.

    ‘hours of parades and whoopee’
    • ‘But to pay 4.50 leva for eight small pieces of chicken and a hint of rice is not my idea of whoopee.’
    • ‘However, the collective whoopee was abruptly halted when the small print was made known.’
    pleasure, entertainment, enjoyment, amusement, excitement, gratification
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    1. 1.1dated A wild party.
      • ‘I'm not so sure that they will prioritise the late night whoopees on private property.’
      social gathering, gathering, social occasion, social event, social function, function, get-together, celebration, reunion, festivity, jamboree, reception, at-home, soirée, social
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Phrases

  • make whoopee

    • 1informal Celebrate wildly.

      • ‘We went into Ryde to join the dozens of civilians, sailors and soldiers pouring up the High Street, their arms joined, singing, dancing and generally making whoopee.’
      enjoy oneself, make merry, have fun, have a good time, have a wild time, rave, party, have a party, eat, drink, and be merry, revel, roister, carouse, kill the fatted calf, put the flag out, put the flags out
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    • 2informal Have sexual intercourse.

      • ‘I imagine, then, the trick is to sneak out of the bedroom to make whoopee anywhere else in the house.’
      • ‘Also, if you believe in karma, you're doing yourself a big injury making whoopee with someone else's man.’
      • ‘Fooling around with a camera, our hero ‘accidentally’ films his neighbours making whoopee.’
      • ‘Even deep, innovative music by Ahmad Jamal and Bill Evans has been dismissed as lightweight accompaniment to sipping cocktails and making whoopee.’
      • ‘While Blanche is busy sewing rocks into her skirt for a Virginia Woolf swim, Randolph and Christabel are making whoopee in fairy-tale fishing villages.’
      • ‘The camera tilts up to see a man and a woman making whoopee, discreetly, under the covers of the bed.’
      • ‘In any case, the couple, who appeared to be consenting adults, were discovered making whoopee in the toilets.’
      • ‘Later, Rick's dad caught us making whoopee in the backseat of Rick's car, and the rest, as they say, is history!’
      • ‘If you're more concerned about making tee times on your honeymoon than in making whoopee, then you had better get used to sleeping with your golf bag.’
      • ‘She told me her name, Bea, and I bought her a few slugs of gin and then we made whoopee.’
      mate, couple, breed
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Pronunciation