whoop

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Verb[change]

Plain form
whoop

Third-person singular
whoops

Past tense
whooped

Past participle
whooped

Present participle
whooping

  1. To whoop is to call out a noise in excitement.
    The crowd whooped as the football player ran towards the goal.
  2. To whoop is to make a hooting noise like a bird.
    She could hear the whooping calls of the birds in the forest.
  3. To whoop is to make the gasping noise that is known as whooping cough.
    The doctor recognised the whooping sound of his coughing.

Noun[change]

Singular
whoop

Plural
whoops

  1. A whoop is a shout made by someone who is excited.
    You could clearly hear his excited whoops.