oops


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oops

 (o͞ops)
interj.
Used to express acknowledgment of a minor accident, blunder, or mistake.

oops

(ʊps; uːps)
interj
an exclamation of surprise or of apology as when someone drops something or makes a mistake

oops

(ʊps, ups)

interj.
(used as an exclamation of mild dismay or chagrin, as at one's own mistake or blunder.)
[1925–30; orig. uncertain]
Translations

oops

[ʊps] EXCL¡ay!

oops

[ˈʊps ˈuːps] exclhoup!
oops-a-daisy! → houp-là!

oops

interj (inf)hoppla!

oops

[ʊps] exclops! (esprime rincrescimento per un piccolo contrattempo)
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Recently the OOPS committee decided that the interests of OOPS members extend well beyond object technologies, and that the name of the group no longer reflects the full range of its activities.
Her blatant deceit was revealed when she was performing on her US tour when, oops, the backing tape suddenly stopped and she was left mouthing in silence.
So, youth is just like me Quarreling with Mom about love Dad like an armed policeman Puts me down Oops my arguments spill from the china bowl onto the floor Where a cold draft just landed I wipe my nose peninsula Riding a small spoon forcing my way out Grandma She lives in an alley 21 years away