Whoa is is an exclamation, predominantly used as a command to stop. The phrase is most often applied to horses. It is also an expression of surprise. It is frequently mispelled as "woah".

In pop culture, "Whoa!" is most often related to the 1990s NBC sitcom, "Blossom". The phrase was constantly uttered by Joey Lawrence's character, Joey, when surprised or aroused.

Whoa may also refer to:

*"Whoa", a song by Lil' Kim
*"Whoa", a song by Black Rob from "Life Story"
*"Whoa", a song by Paramore from "All We Know Is Falling"
*"Whoa!", a song by Soul Asylum from "Made to Be Broken"
*"Whoa", a song by The Soviettes from "LP III"
*"Whoa Is Me", a song by Dredg from El Cielo
*"Whoa Oh! (Me vs. Everyone)", a song by Forever the Sickest Kids
*"Whoa", a song by We the Kings
*"Whoa!", a song by UK Grime Artists Mega Montanna and Eskiboy, it was featured on Eskiboy's Umbrella volume 1.
*Whoa, a character in the movie Kung Pow! Enter The Fist.

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  • whoa — [wəu, həu US wou, hou] interjection [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: ho] 1.) used to tell someone to become calmer or to do something more slowly ▪ Whoa! You re driving too fast. 2.) said to show that you are surprised or that you think something is… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whoa-ho-ho — whoa ho hoˈ or whoa hoaˈ interjection (obsolete) Used to hail a person from a distance • • • Main Entry: ↑whoa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whoa — Whoa, interj. Stop; stand; hold. See {Ho}, 2. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whoa — [ wou, hwou ] interjection 1. ) used for telling a horse to walk more slowly or stop 2. ) INFORMAL used for telling someone to do or say something more slowly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whoa — 1620s, a cry to call attention from a distance, a variant of WHO (Cf. who). As a command to stop a horse, it is attested from 1843, a variant of HO (Cf. ho). As an expression of delight or surprise (1980s) it has gradually superseded WOW (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • whoa — (also wo) ► EXCLAMATION ▪ used as a command to a horse to stop or slow down …   English terms dictionary

  • whoa — [hwō, wō, hō] interj. [for HO1] stop: used esp. in directing a horse to stand still …   English World dictionary

  • whoa — [[t](h)wo͟ʊ[/t]] 1) EXCLAM Whoa is a command that you give to a horse to slow down or stop. 2) EXCLAM You can say whoa to someone who is talking to you, to indicate that you think they are talking too fast or assuming things that may not be true …   English dictionary

  • whoa — Ho Ho, Hoa Hoa (h[=o]), interj. [Cf. F. & G. ho.] 1. Halloo! attend! a call to excite attention, or to give notice of approach. What noise there, ho? Shak. Ho! who s within? Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. [Perhaps corrupted fr. hold; but cf. F. hau… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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