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