Definitions for oopsʊps, ups

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  1. oops(Interjection)

    Acknowledging a minor mistake.

    Oops! I left the lid off the ketchup.

  2. oops(Interjection)

    Used sarcastically to acknowledge a major mistake.

  3. Origin: A presumably 'natural' exclamation, only attested since 1933, possibly altered to (or from) whoops (attested since 1933)

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'oops' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3854

Anagrams of oops

  1. poos

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