- Hup is defined as what someone shouts repeatedly to command a group of people to march in rhythm.
An example of hup is what an Army drill instructor says to call the marching rhythm for his soldiers.
Soldiers march to the call of "hup".
used to call out a cadence as for marching
Origin of hupprobably alternative of one
- The first beat of a 4/4 military cadence, commanding either the lead-off step in a march or some other action.
- After four we raise our swords...One Two Three Four...Hup Two Three Four...Hup Two Three Four.