bloop

noun
\ ˈblüp How to pronounce bloop (audio) \

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bloop transitive verb

Examples of bloop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This time, the game would not be a shutout; the Dodgers scraped a run in the top of the fifth on a walk, a bobbled grounder, and a bloop, and the Braves answered with a triple, a single, and a double in the bottom of the sixth. Dan Mclaughlin, National Review, "Baseball’s Longest Game, 100 Years Ago Today," 1 May 2020 Everyone is primed for the drama of Lizzo versus Billie Eilish, and neither Gen Z nor its parents actually care about nocturnal white dudes vying for best bleep bloop. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "Dance Music at the 2020 Grammys: A Billboard Dance Contributor Roundtable," 23 Jan. 2020 Over the course of a carefully paced five minutes, Floating Points bolts static-y snares, bleeps and bloops and a frenetic clap rhythm into a jagged trance anthem. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "The 50 Best Dance Songs of 2019: Staff List," 20 Dec. 2019 Oakland dropped its second consecutive game, losing 3-2 at Anaheim on Tuesday when a couple of bloop hits in the fifth and a near-nonexistent A’s offense helped to end Homer Bailey’s winning streak at four. Susan Slusser, SFChronicle.com, "A’s lose at Anaheim, wild-card race gets wilder," 24 Sep. 2019 DeShields dropped a one-out bloop hit into short right field, but Verlander induced a slow grounder by catcher Jose Trevino to the right side of the infield. David Barron, Houston Chronicle, "Astros' Justin Verlander gets plenty of home run support in win over Rangers," 17 Sep. 2019 Judge showed his athleticism (and long glove) by running in and making a diving catch on Polanco’s bloop into shallow right. David Waldstein, New York Times, "How the Yankees Won Game 1 of the A.L.D.S.," 4 Oct. 2019 Kyle Schwarber drove in two with a bloop double to left to give the Cubs a 3-1 lead. Lamond Pope, chicagotribune.com, "Cubs beat Lucas Giolito for the second time in a 6-3 win against the White Sox," 6 July 2019 The puffs turn into wet water bloops and fall down and turn my hair from straight to curly. Jenny Slate, The New Yorker, "Going to the Restaurant," 16 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of bloop

1941, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bloop was in 1941

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14 Jun 2020

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“Bloop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bloop. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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