Dictionary » W » Whoop

Whoop

whoop

1. To utter a whoop, or loud cry, as eagerness, enthusiasm, or enjoyment; to cry out; to shout; to halloo; to utter a war whoop; to hoot, as an owl. Each whooping with a merry shout. (Wordsworth) When naught was heard but now and then the howl Of some vile cur, or whooping of the owl. (W. Browne)

2. To cough or breathe with a sonorous inspiration, as in whooping cough.

Origin: OE. Houpen. See Hoop.

1. A shout of pursuit or of war; a very of eagerness, enthusiasm, enjoyment, vengeance, terror, or the like; an halloo; a hoot, or cry, as of an owl. A fox, crossing the road, drew off a considerable detachment, who clapped spurs to their horses, and pursued him with whoops and halloos. (Addison) The whoop of the crane. (Longfellow)

2. A loud, shrill, prolonged sound or sonorous inspiration, as in whooping cough.

(Science: zoology) The hoopoe.

See: Hoopoe.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Plate tectonic activity ideas

... tectonics. and no I cant get away with just doing a poster... sadly. the best I could find on search engines is boiling an egg and cracking it.. whoop-de-do. I am trying to figure something out maybe using a big styro-foam bowl, and having something stick/move on the top? Im stuck. yeah.. this ...

See entire post
by Twila
Wed May 06, 2009 2:02 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Plate tectonic activity ideas
Replies: 4
Views: 5226

Re: Worms and dying

... TO BE ENVIOUS, ANYWAYS. INCREDIBLE SUNRISE THIS AM. A FIERCE STORM IS BLOWING IN...HARD. ALMOST LIKE A VERY ANGRY GOD OPENING UP A FRESH CAN OF WHOOP-ASS. :shock: :shock: :shock: And I too said a prayer for Ridgewalker...I know it is hard to accept in our physical, but somtimes we get "promoted!" ...

See entire post
by Deena
Fri Dec 08, 2006 4:24 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5571015

Re: RIDGEWALKER IS BACK........WITH A VENGEANCE !!!!

... incorrect. I will accept your apology for jumping the gun on that one. 3. Of ALL PEOPLE! And you couldn't even spell Marc's name correctly! Big whoop! 4. Releasing personal emails and this goes for U 2 Sabrina was EXTREMELY irresponsible. The ripple effect has not yet ceased. Use some common ...

See entire post
by RANDY
Wed Nov 29, 2006 3:57 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5571015

The Fiber Disease

Well......when ........we ........win.......we.......will.........whoop s

See entire post
by Skytroll
Tue Nov 28, 2006 6:48 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5571015

The Fiber Disease

ITALY!! WHOOP! WHOOOP! WHOOOP! WHOOP!!!! Just to add a does of some reality to these speculations.

See entire post
by RANDY
Sun Jul 09, 2006 10:17 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5571015


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,291 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link