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Definitions and Synonyms of whoop | Another word for whoop | What is whoop?

Definition 1: a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement - [noun denoting communication]

(whoop is a kind of ...) a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

"the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

Definition 2: cough spasmodically - [verb of body]

Samples where whoop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The patient with emphysema is hacking all day

Synonyms for whoop in the sense of this definition

(whoop is a kind of ...) exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion

"The smoker coughs all day"

Definition 3: shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm - [verb of communication]

Samples where whoop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table

(whoop is a kind of ...) utter a sudden loud cry

"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

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