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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 whoop /ˈhup, ˈhʊp, ˈhwup, ˈhwʊp, ˈwup, ˈwʊp/
 大叫,吶喊,喘息聲,小塊(vi.)叫喊,喘息(vt.)高聲說,喚起

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 whoop /ˈhup, ˈhʊp/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whoop n.  Zool. The hoopoe.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whoop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whooped p. pr. & vb. n. Whooping.]
 1. To utter a whoop, or loud cry, as eagerness, enthusiasm, or enjoyment; to cry out; to shout; to halloo; to utter a war whoop; to hoot, as an owl.
    Each whooping with a merry shout.   --Wordsworth.
 When naught was heard but now and then the howl
 Of some vile cur, or whooping of the owl.   --W. Browne.
 2. To cough or breathe with a sonorous inspiration, as in whooping cough.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whoop, v. t. To insult with shouts; to chase with derision.
 And suffered me by the voice of slaves to be
 Whooped out of Rome.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whoop n.
 1. A shout of pursuit or of war; a very of eagerness, enthusiasm, enjoyment, vengeance, terror, or the like; an halloo; a hoot, or cry, as of an owl.
    A fox, crossing the road, drew off a considerable detachment, who clapped spurs to their horses, and pursued him with whoops and halloos.   --Addison.
    The whoop of the crane.   --Longfellow.
 2. A loud, shrill, prolonged sound or sonorous inspiration, as in whooping cough.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hoop v. i.
 1. To utter a loud cry, or a sound imitative of the word, by way of call or pursuit; to shout. [Usually written whoop.]
 2. To whoop, as in whooping cough. See Whoop.
 Hooping cough. Med. See Whooping cough.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 whoop
      n : a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement
      v 1: shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm; "The children whooped
           when they were led to the picnic table"
      2: cough spasmodically; "The patient with emphysema is hacking
         all day" [syn: hack]