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oops

interjection \ˈ(w)u̇(ə)ps\

Simple Definition of oops

  • —used to express surprise or distress or to say in a mild way that you are sorry about having done or said something wrong

Full Definition of oops

  1. —used typically to express mild apology, surprise, or dismay

1933

First Known Use of oops

1933

Variants of oops

or whoops also woops \ˈ(w)u̇(ə)ps\

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