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Verb: whoop  hoop
  1. Cough spasmodically
    "The patient with emphysema is whooping all day";
    - hack
  2. Shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm
    "The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table"
Noun: whoop  hoop
  1. A loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement

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Derived forms: whooped, whooping, whoops

Type of: call, cough, cry, holler [informal], hollo [non-standard], outcry, scream, shout, shout out, squall, vociferation, yell

Encyclopedia: Whoop