from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- interj. Used as a command to stop, as to a horse.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- interj. stop (especially when commanding a horse or imitative thereof); calm down; slow down.
- interj. An expression of surprise.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- interj. Stop; stand; hold. See ho, 2.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Stop! stand still!
The Kydd apparently thinks Harry and I need the word whoa translated.
I'm more qualified than Palin to run this country, except (whoa is me), I can't see Russia from my house.
Write blog posts on topics other than “whoa is me”. k_sra Said,
Although, “whoa is me” is perhaps a better suited sentiment to the demanding and fast-paced lives of moms.
Also, FYI, “whoa is me” would mean “slow down is me,” as in “whoa” the direction one gives a horse.
Whoa, whoa, whoa, is that you topless in the second panel?
Notellin whoa what a post - and on the ball! on January 6, 2008 at 3: 35 pm | Reply Angry Rozzer
And whoa, is Oz simultaneously pretty and very very male in your Xander's perception.
Joke all you want about "pop quiz" hilarity and Keanu's "whoa" - factor ... this is classic '90s action at its best.
We straddle stumps, bend down saplings, stop while the horse takes a bite of sweet birch, tack and tip and tumble and back through the tight squeezes between the trees; and finally, after a prodigious amount of "whoa" - ing and "oh" - ing and squealing and screeching, we land right side up and so headed that we can start the load out toward the open road.