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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: Perhaps from whoop + to-do

whoop-de-do

interjection
     
whoop-de-do American English spoken
used to show that you do not think something that someone has told you is as exciting or impressive as they think it is:
'He says he'll give me a $20 raise.' 'Well, whoop-de-do.'

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