oops

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interjection \ˈ(w)u̇(ə)ps\
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or less commonly

woops

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Definition of oops

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

1933

First Known Use of oops

1933


OOPS Defined for English Language Learners

oops

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interjection \ˈ(w)u̇(ə)ps\

Definition of oops for English Language Learners

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


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