big whoop

Australian Slang
sarcastic expression of surprise, etc.

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • big whoop — US informal used in an ironic way to say that something is not important or impressive “Their team is going to the play offs.” “Big whoop.” [=big deal] It might look special but it s really no big whoop. [=no big deal; it s not very important] •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Big Whoop — Monkey Island Monkey Island Éditeur LucasArts Développeur LucasArts Telltale Games …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Big Whoop — Monkey Island Monkey Island [ˈmʌŋki ˈaɪlənd] ist eine vierteilige Grafik Adventurereihe nach einer Idee von Ron Gilbert, der auch maßgeblich an der Entwicklung der ersten beiden Teile beteiligt war, bevor er in den frühen 90er Jahren die Firma… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • big whoop — interjection Expressing indifference or dismissiveness; so what? …   Wiktionary

  • Big whoop — sarcastic expression of surprise, etc …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • no big whoop — Go to no big deal. nobody n. an insignificant person. (Compare this with somebody.) □ Don’t pay any attention to him. He’s just a nobody. □ That silly girl is a nobody and a pest …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • whoop — Equal to the word deal. Usually used in a frustrated sort of manner, but trying to get across a point. When her friend wouldn t try something new, she said, Come on, what s the big whoop, anyway? …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Big Rock (glacial erratic) — Big Rock Big Rock (also known as Okotoks Erratic) is a glacial erratic situated between the towns of Okotoks and Black Diamond, Alberta, Canada (18 kilometres south of Calgary). The 15,000 tonne (16,500 short ton) quartzite boulder is the world s …   Wikipedia

  • whoop — /hoohp, hoop/; esp. for 1, 3 5, 7 12 /hwoohp, hwoop, woohp, woop/, n. 1. a loud cry or shout, as of excitement or joy. 2. the sound made by a person suffering from whooping cough. 3. not worth a whoop, Informal. to be worthless: Their promises… …   Universalium

  • Whoop-Up — Infobox Musical name= Whoop Up subtitle= caption= Page from sheet music (cropped) music= Mark Charlap lyrics= Norman Gimbel book= Cy Feuer and Ernest Martin basis=”Stay Away, Joe” by Dan Cushman productions= 1958 Broadway awards= Whoop Up is a… …   Wikipedia

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