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a can of whoop-ass

rude slang An instance of physical violence (against someone). Usually used in a jocular or pseudo-serious threat. If that punk doesn't shut up soon, I'm gonna have to go over there and give him a can whoop-ass! Don't make me open a can of whoop ass on y'all.
See also: can, of

a whoop and a holler

1. A period or instance of loud, wild shouting. The entire bar burst out in a whoop and a holler when their team won the Super Bowl. The kids ran off with a whoop and a holler.
2. A particularly fun, wild time. The bar isn't the prettiest place in town, but it's always good for a whoop and a holler. You spend every cent you earn on a whoop and a holler, when you should be putting some of it away into your savings.
3. An especially short distance. So, I think you're all set to start working. If you need anything, I'm only a whoop and a holler away! Thankfully, my apartment was a whoop and a holler from the college, so I didn't need a car to get to classes each day.
4. A small or trivial amount. Usually used after "worth." I've learned by now that his promises ain't worth a whoop and a holler. A: "Do you want to hold onto this book?" B: "Nah, that old thing isn't worth a whoop and a holler. You can toss it."
See also: and, holler, whoop

no big deal

1. Not inconvenient or difficult at all; not at all troublesome. A: "Thanks so much for watching the kids for me last night, there was an emergency at work." B: "No big deal, man. I'm happy to help out." It's no big deal if you want me to drive you to the airport tomorrow.
2. Of no great or particular importance or consequence. A: "I heard your team won last night—congrats!" B: "It's no big deal, we were against a pretty weak team. But thank you all the same!" A: "It was just a little pot—it's no big deal!" B: "No big deal? Tom, you could get kicked out of school for this!"
See also: big, deal, no

no big whoop

(Something) not inconvenient or difficult at all; not at all troublesome. John: "Thanks so much for watching the kids for me last night. There was an emergency in work." Dave: "No big whoop, man. I'm happy to help out." Seriously, it's no big whoop if you want me to drive you to the airport tomorrow.
See also: big, no, whoop

open (up) a can of whoop ass (on someone)

rude slang To commit, engage in, or threaten physical violence (against someone). Sometimes said in a jocular or pseudo-serious manner. If that punk doesn't shut up soon, I'm gonna have to go over there and open up a can of whoop ass! My old man was the toughest guy in town when he was alive. He could open a can of whoop ass on anyone!
See also: ass, can, of, open, whoop

whoop it up

1. To celebrate or cavort in a noisy way. The team really whooped it up in the locker room after their big win. People at my neighbors' party were whooping it up till 3 AM last night, so I didn't get much sleep.
2. To generate enthusiasm or excitement among a group of people, typically by displaying such enthusiasm and excitement. If you're a speaker or entertainer, you know the value of having someone who can whoop it up and warm up the crowd.
See also: up, whoop

whoop-ass

slang Physical violence (against someone). Usually used in a jocular or pseudo-serious threat. If that punk doesn't shut up soon, I'm gonna have to go over there and give him some whoop-ass! Don't make me open a can of whoop ass on y'all.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

no big deal

 and no biggie
Inf. [of something] not difficult or troublesome. Don't worry. It's no big deal to wash the car. No problem. It's no biggie.
See also: big, deal, no

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

whoop it up

1 enjoy yourself or celebrate in a noisy way, usually in a group. 2 create or show excitement or enthusiasm. US informal
See also: up, whoop
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no big ˈdeal

(spoken) used to say that something is not important or not a problem: If I don’t win it’s no big deal.
See also: big, deal, no

ˌwhoop it ˈup

(informal)
1 enjoy yourself very much with a noisy group of people: Of course I’m in a bad mood! I’ve been stuck here working while you’ve been whooping it up in the bar with your friends!
2 (American English) make people excited or enthusiastic about something: The emcee came on stage and really whooped it up for the next act.
See also: up, whoop
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

no big deal

and no biggie and no big whoop
n. (something) not difficult or troublesome. (see also NBT.) Don’t worry. It’s no big deal. No biggie; no prob.
See also: big, deal, no

no big whoop

verb
See also: big, no, whoop
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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