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whoop-de-do



Pronunciation: (hOOp'dē-dOO", -dOO', hoop'-, hwOOp'-, hwoop'-, wOOp'-, woop'-), [key]
n.,
pl. -dos.
Informal.
1. lively and noisy festivities; merrymaking: New Year's Eve whoop-de-do.
2. heated discussion or debate, esp. in public: a whoop-de-do over the new tax bill.
3. extravagant publicity or fanfare: the whoop-de-do of a movie premiere. Also,whoop'-de-doo".

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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