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Word of the Day 01/12/18 Whoop-de-do

Whoop-de-do (noun)
whoop-de-do or whoop-de-doo [hoop-dee-doo, -doo, hoo p-, hwoop-, hwoo p-, woop-, woo p-]

noun, plural whoop-de-dos. Informal.
1. lively and noisy festivities; merrymaking: New Year's Eve whoop-de-do.
2. heated discussion or debate, especially in public: a whoop-de-do over the new tax bill.
3. extravagant publicity or fanfare: the whoop-de-do of a movie premiere.

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Origin: 1935-40; origin uncertain; see whoop

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