Definition of whoopee in English:

whoopee

exclamation

Pronunciation /wʊˈpiː/
informal
  • Expressing wild excitement or joy.

    ‘I shouted ‘Whoopee’ and went for a swim’
    • ‘Also, the neighbors probably just think, ‘Free music, whoopee!’’
    • ‘Goodie goodie, it's London airport again, terminal 4, whoopee.’
    • ‘And there I was-dark, red hair, messily tied up and in dusty clothes - whoopee.’
    • ‘I feel no wild whoopee, just a quiet thankfulness and feeling of ‘flatness’.’
    • ‘I thought I had a dentist after all these years - whoopee.’
    • ‘After an exchange of letters, I have finally got my appointment for next week - whoopee, I am still alive to attend it, thank God.’
    • ‘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.’’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘There are just three more days to get through and then, whoopee, it's the big one: New Year's Eve.’

noun

mass noun
Pronunciation /ˈwʊpi/
informal
  • 1Wild revelry.

    ‘hours of parades and whoopee’
    • ‘However, the collective whoopee was abruptly halted when the small print was made known.’
    • ‘But to pay 4.50 leva for eight small pieces of chicken and a hint of rice is not my idea of whoopee.’
    pleasure, entertainment, enjoyment, amusement, excitement, gratification
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    1. 1.1dated count noun A wild party.
      ‘they agreed to mount a serious whoopee on the premises’
      • ‘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.

      ‘festival fever is here again with its prospects for making whoopee’
      • ‘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 sex.

      ‘spring is in the air and animals are making whoopie’
      • ‘Also, if you believe in karma, you're doing yourself a big injury making whoopee with someone else's man.’
      • ‘In any case, the couple, who appeared to be consenting adults, were discovered making whoopee in the toilets.’
      • ‘Even deep, innovative music by Ahmad Jamal and Bill Evans has been dismissed as lightweight accompaniment to sipping cocktails and making whoopee.’
      • ‘Later, Rick's dad caught us making whoopee in the backseat of Rick's car, and the rest, as they say, is history!’
      • ‘I imagine, then, the trick is to sneak out of the bedroom to make whoopee anywhere else in the house.’
      • ‘Fooling around with a camera, our hero ‘accidentally’ films his neighbours making whoopee.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘The camera tilts up to see a man and a woman making whoopee, discreetly, under the covers of the bed.’
      • ‘She told me her name, Bea, and I bought her a few slugs of gin and then we made 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.’
      mate, couple, breed
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Pronunciation

whoopee

Interjection/wʊˈpiː/

whoopee

Noun/ˈwʊpi/