The definition of a whoop is a loud scream or cry.(noun)
An example of a whoop is a shout when a team wins.
Whoop is to let out a loud cry or yell.(verb)
An example of whoop is to scream when your favorite team wins.
Whoop is defined as a noise or cry often made in excitement.(interjection)
An example of whoop used as an interjection is in the sentence, "Whoop! My favorite team just won!"
See whoop in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME houpen, to call, shout, echoic (or < ? OFr houper, to call afar off, cry out)
See whoop in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Middle English whopen, to whoop
Origin: , variant of hopen
Origin: , from Old French hopper
Origin: , of imitative origin.
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