boo-boo

noun \ ˈbü-(ˌ)bü \

Definition of boo-boo

plural boo-boos
1 :a usually trivial injury (such as a bruise or scratch) used especially by or of a child

Origin and Etymology of boo-boo

probably baby-talk alteration of boohoo, imitation of the sound of weeping


BOO-BOO Defined for English Language Learners

boo-boo

noun

Definition of boo-boo for English Language Learners

  • : a small injury (such as a bruise or scratch)

  • : a foolish or careless mistake



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