oops interjection \ˈ(w)u̇(ə)ps\
—used to express surprise or distress or to say in a mild way that you are sorry about having done or said something wrong
—used typically to express mild apology, surprise, or dismay
Variants of OOPS
oops or whoops also woops \ˈ(w)u̇(ə)ps\
First Known Use of OOPS
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