Woop Woop is an Australian and New Zealand term meaning far away from anything "he lives out woop woop". Equivalent terms include " beyond the black stump " and "dingo woop woop" also Australia , " the boondocks " Southern United States and "out in the sticks" or "the back of beyond" UK. The term is said to have been derived from the nickname given to men who carried fleeces in shearing sheds , after the sound they made as they ran around. It was also the name of a sawmill near the town of Wilga in South West of Western Australia that was abandoned in
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In a spontaneous act of call and response, we all whoop and start clapping back, united by euphoria. For every whoop of the Hurons, the Iroquois give an angry yell of defiance. They shall return to England with the whoop of the mountains in them and ready to jump out. I 'lowed ye hed ther power ter shout fer me when ye war ready, I wasn't more'n a whoop an' a holler distant.
Entry 1 of 2 intransitive verb 1 : to utter a whoop in expression of eagerness, enthusiasm, or enjoyment : shout 2 : to utter the cry or call of an animal such as an owl or gibbon 3 : to make the characteristic whoop of whooping cough 4 a : to go or pass with a loud noise b : to be rushed through by acclamation or with noisy support the bill whooped through both houses transitive verb 1 a : to utter or express with a whoop b : to urge, drive, or cheer on with a whoop 2 : to agitate in behalf of 3 : raise , boost whoop up the price whoop it up 1 : to celebrate riotously : carouse 2 : to stir up enthusiasm whoop. Send us feedback. See more words from the same century From the Editors at Merriam-Webster. Dictionary Entries near whoop whoo whoof whoo-hoo whoop whoop-de-do whoopee whoopee cushion. Accessed 7 Nov. Keep scrolling for more More Definitions for whoop whoop. Entry 1 of 2 informal : to shout loudly in an enthusiastic or excited way whoop. Entry 1 of 2 : to make the characteristic whoop of whooping cough whoop. Please tell us where you read or heard it including the quote, if possible.
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