Whoop – meaning of the word and examples

To give a loud, excited shout, especially to show your enjoyment of or agreement with something. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To utter a whoop in expression of eagerness, enthusiasm, or enjoyment: Shout. (Merriam – Webster)

A loud cry of joy or excitement. (Oxford Dictionaries)

If you whoop, you shout loudly in a very happy or excited way. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Black preachers who whoop minstrels or ministers?

http://edition.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/10/20/whooping/index.html

What is the ‘millennial whoop’ and why is it in every pop song?

https://eu.usatoday.com/story/life/entertainthis/2016/08/29/what-millennial-whoop-and-why-every-pop-song/89547506/

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