English version

whoop

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhoopwhoop /wuːp, huːp/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 1 SHOUTto shout loudly and happily 🔊 Hundreds of people ran past them, whooping joyously.2 → whoop it up —whoop noun [countable] 🔊 whoops of victory→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
whoop• The bikes closed in, whooping.• To kill time, fans tried to get a wave started, throwing up their arms and whooping.• Young Donald McCulloch whooped and two of the McLaggan girls whooped with him.• The fat girl whooped, covered her hand with her mouth, and shrugged.• A fire truck or an ambulance whoops somewhere beyond the window, adding cruelly to my unease.• The two of them whooped, thumped their glasses on the table and rumbled their feet underneath.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Verb table
whoop
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywhoop
he, she, itwhoops
> View More
Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywhooped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave whooped
he, she, ithas whooped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad whooped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill whoop
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have whooped
> View Less
Continuous Form
Present
Iam whooping
he, she, itis whooping
> View More
you, we, theyare whooping
Past
I, he, she, itwas whooping
you, we, theywere whooping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been whooping
he, she, ithas been whooping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been whooping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be whooping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been whooping
> View Less