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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: ho

whoa

interjection
     
Related topics: Horses
whoa
1 used to tell someone to become calmer or to do something more slowly:
Whoa! You're driving too fast.
2 said to show that you are surprised or that you think something is impressive:
Whoa. That's a lot of money.
3DSH used to tell a horse to stop

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