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Definitions of Whooping

  1. a. & amp; n. from Whoop, v. t.
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Usage examples for Whooping

  1. " You can rear a child," said the doctor, " whether it has the whooping- cough or not, on pretty near anything, so long as you give it enough of whatever it is you do give it." – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham
  2. The five Baker children tore round the corner of the house, over the back fence, and lined up, whooping joyously, on the platform. – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. Just then the door of the room in which we were sitting was thrown open with a bang, and in bounded Harry, Mrs. Martinet's eldest boy- a wild young scape- grace of a fellow- and whooping out some complaint against his sister. – Home Scenes, and Home Influence A Series of Tales and Sketches by T. S. Arthur
  4. While they were all at breakfast there was a great deal of noise outside- whooping and shouting and the like- that startled the children. – Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's by Laura Lee Hope
  5. Mrs. Blaine, Miss Dodge, Mr. Blaine, and other guests were trying to do the Scotch reel, and " whooping" like Highlanders. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
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