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Slang

whoopee

This page is about the slang term whoopee

Meaning

an interjection of great enjoyment or excitement

For example

  • Whoopee! I won the top prize!

  • As Suzie was riding the rollercoaster, she threw her arms in the air and shouted, "Whoopee!!"

Quick Quiz

People usually say "whoopee" when they are feeling

a. very nervous

b. really excited

c. sad

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Contributor: Matt Errey