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Definition of "whoopee" []

  • Used to express jubilance. (interjection)
  • Make whoopee Slang To engage in a noisy, boisterous celebration. (idiom)
  • Make whoopee Slang To make love. (idiom)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "whoopee" in a sentence
  • "She called in to take a few questions, not one of which had the word whoopee in it."
  • "At Saturday’s 14th and U Streets NW Farmers Market, find Seascape’s ever-bearing strawberries (sweet and flavorful); Copper Pot’s pumpkin whoopee pies; and red and yellow raspberries at Kuhn."
  • "Despite his avowed personal fondness for the flatulence simulators known as whoopee cushions, Mr. Nielsen had a reputation for playing lawyers, ambassadors and other button-down, square-jawed types."