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whoop it up

to celebrate, especially with cheers and whoops. It was a very noisy party. Everyone was whooping it up well past midnight. The campaign workers whooped it up for their candidate. I can't get out there and whoop it up for something I don't believe in.
See also: up, whoop

whoop it up

to celebrate or enjoy yourself in a noisy and enthusiastic way The proposal's supporters whooped it up like cheerleaders when the governor said he supported it. I won't be whooping it up this week – I have too much to do.
See also: up, whoop

make whoopee

 
1. (old-fashioned, informal) to celebrate and enjoy yourself in a noisy way (usually in continuous tenses) It's hard working when everyone else is out there in the streets making whoopee.
2. (American old-fashioned, informal) to have sex (usually in continuous tenses) They spent most of the week in the hotel room making whoopee.
See also: make, whoopee

whoop it up

1. Also, make whoopee. Celebrate noisily, as in After exams they decided to whoop it up at their apartment, or Down in the basement the residents were making whoopee. The variant may be dying out. [Slang; late 1800s]
2. Arouse enthusiasm, especially politically, as in The volunteers' job is to whoop it up for the candidate. [Slang; late 1800s]
See also: up, whoop

whoop it up

Slang
1. To have a jolly, noisy celebration.
2. To express or arouse enthusiasm; cheer: conventioneers whooping it up for their candidate.
See also: up, whoop

make whoopee

Slang
1. To engage in a noisy, boisterous celebration.
2. To make love.
See also: make, whoopee

make whoopee

Celebrate noisily; a genteelly humorous term for having intercourse. In either chase, “whoopee” is the sound of enjoyment. “Makin' Whoopee” is the title of a 1928 hit song by Eddie Cantor, a cautionary tale in which the man in question goes from courtship to marriage to fatherhood and other responsibilities and finally to divorce.
See also: make, whoopee