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whoopee cushion

noun
1.
a type of cushion or pillow used as a practical joke that, when sat upon, produces a loud noise resembling flatulence.
Also, whoopie cushion.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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British Dictionary definitions for whoopie-cushion

whoopee cushion

noun
1.
a joke cushion that emits a sound like the breaking of wind when someone sits on it
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Slang definitions & phrases for whoopie-cushion

whoopee cushion

noun phrase

A bladder that makes a loud flatulating sound when sat upon: It's Grandma's whoopie cushion. I thought you'd like that, you little fart (late 1950s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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