What does oops mean?

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)

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oops in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oops in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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