Recent Examples of oops from the Web
Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon, and Jessica Biel Casually Broke into a House While on Vacation Uh, oops?
Only three even had the Cavs in the Finals, the same as had -- oops -- Toronto.
Oops. Melinda Henneberger is a Star opinion page writer.
The expansion comes as a result of Chocolate Lab’s neighboring business not paying its taxes (oops!).
The main character is a fun horse that continues to live at the end of the story (oops, spoiler alert!).
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OOPS Defined for English Language Learners
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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