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English noun: whoop

1. whoop (communication) a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement


Broader (hypernym)call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell


English verb: whoop

1. whoop (communication) shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm


SamplesThe children whooped when they were led to the picnic table.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)call, cry, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell

2. whoop (body) cough spasmodically


SamplesThe patient with emphysema is hacking all day.


Synonymshack


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)cough









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