Definitions for boo-booˈbuˌbu

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

boo-boo*ˈbuˌbu(n.)(pl.)-boos.

  1. a stupid mistake; blunder.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. a minor injury.

    Category: Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of boo-boo:

1950–55, Amer.; baby talk

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo(noun)

    an embarrassing mistake

Wiktionary

  1. boo-boo(Noun)

    A mistake or error.

  2. boo-boo(Noun)

    A minor injury, such as a cut or a bruise.

  3. Origin: * Possibly from bug-a-boo, an imaginary evil goblin.

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