Verb to refer to people yelling “wooh!”

I’m looking for a verb which refers to the sound that people make when they are excited. The typical “wooh.”

At first I thought it was called wooing/wooed. But then I checked the Free Dictionary:

woo (w) v. wooed, woo·ing, woos
1. To seek the affection of with intent to romance.
2. a. To seek to achieve; try to gain. b. To tempt or invite.
3. To entreat, solicit, or importune. v.intr. To court a woman

And realized it was not.

What’s the correct word?


You might want whoop

whoop /wuːp/
1 a loud cry of joy or excitement:
a moment’s silence was followed by whoops of delight

verb [no object]
give or make a whoop:
all at once they were whooping with laughter


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