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whoop it up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v whoop it up celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities "The members of the wedding party made merry all night","Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!"
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Usage

In literature:

I read that story, and I jumped up, late as it was, with a whoop of joy.
"The Voice of the City" by O. Henry
My eyes, how they're whooping it up!
"The Scouts of Stonewall" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Don't you ever whoop it up?
"The Man Upstairs" by P. G. Wodehouse
There, he's whooping it up again.
"At Whispering Pine Lodge" by Lawrence J. Leslie
A half dozen voices caught up the war whoop, passed it on from throat to throat.
"Where the Trail Divides" by Will Lillibridge
When I woke up it was a whoop that done hit.
"The Covered Wagon" by Emerson Hough
They found Hen straddlin' a limb of a tree, and whooping it up for all he was worth.
"Afloat" by Alan Douglas
The school held its first mass meeting on Wednesday evening of that week and cheered and sang and whooped things up with a fine frenzy.
"Left End Edwards" by Ralph Henry Barbour
I know'd it for the war-whoop o' the redskins, so I jumped up an' cocked my rifle.
"Silver Lake" by R.M. Ballantyne
Seems like it might be going to whoop things up some before morning comes along.
"Chums of the Camp Fire" by Lawrence J. Leslie
Cent., as he had accumulated his full line, and was ready to whoop it up.
"The Tipster" by Edwin Lefevre
He has worked her to whoop it up for him down there.
"Stanford Stories" by Charles K. Field
She opened it in a whoop of joy and catching up her skirts ran to smother Bob in a great hug.
"The Black Buccaneer" by Stephen W. Meader
But I think some of these people must have gone out of their minds to whoop it up so.
"The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields" by Lieut. Howard Payson
So Rod passed down the road, with the late prisoner still whooping it up in the rear.
"The Big Five Motorcycle Boys on the Battle Line" by Ralph Marlow
The idea seemed to just strike his gait, and he wrote back at once to go ahead and whoop it up for all I'm worth.
"The Delafield Affair" by Florence Finch Kelly
By the way they're whooping it up they must be in a hurry about something.
"The Pony Rider Boys in the Alkali" by Frank Gee Patchin
They keep you up in the air all the time, whooping it up about your duty to 'win out!
"Rough-Hewn" by Dorothy Canfield
You're going to throw a scare into them by whooping it up through a horn; is that right, Elmer?
"The Hickory Ridge Boy Scouts: Under Canvas" by Alan Douglas
Ty always could whoop it up better than any other fellow at school.
"Endurance Test" by Alan Douglas
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In poetry:

The shepherd whistles through his hands
And starts with many a whoop
His busy dog across the lands
In hopes to fright it up
"The Landrail" by John Clare
It's natural the Boys should whoop it up for
so huge a phallic triumph, an adventure
it would not have occurred to women
to think worth while, made possible only
"Moon Landing" by W H Auden

In news:

Whoop it up for Yale today.
My family and I are often kept up at night by loud, drunken and insensitive students passing through the neighborhood or whooping it up at nearby parties.
It's a typical Tuesday night, and the boys and girls are whooping it up in the Matador saloon.
A few regulars came in and we all whooped it up.
Yodeling wonder Sourdough Slim whoops it up in Felton this Sunday.
Kelly Cartier whooped it up along with hundreds of other fans.
This weekend the world will focus its attention on Conrad as the Lions Club puts on their 72nd annual Whoop -Up Trail Days Celebration.
It's the most Wonderful Time of the Year… Whoop Up Days in Conrad.
Let the fun begin and it will this weekend in Conrad for the 72nd Annual Whoop Up Days.
Hey boo-ty: Joshua J, Juanita More, and photographer Isaac whoop it up.
ATHENS — When Oregon and Kansas State both went down, Aaron Murray whooped it up as much as any Georgia fan.
Brian Urlacher whoops it up with Tim Jennings after Jenning's interception late in the game.
The University of Evansville student section whoops it up for the ESPN cameras before the Purple Aces took on national powerhouse North Carolina.
Werner Herzog and Nicolas Cage whoop it up in New Orleans.
Who would have thunk Prince Harry would allow naked pictures to be taken of himself while whooping it up in Vegas.
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