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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Common Old World swan noted for its call; Rare North American crane having black-and-white plumage and a trumpeting call.

Usage examples (39)
  • Jim Gray raised red hogs and red corn, whooper-will peas.
  • The whooper enters one's spirit the instant it enters one's senses.
  • Naturally, legends have sprung up around the travels of the whooper.
  • "How'd you like to have been caught out in that whooper, eh, Lub?" asked for more
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