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oops

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

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

oops

[ʊps] EXCL¡ay!
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oops

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

interj (inf)hoppla!
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oops

[ʊps] exclops! (esprime rincrescimento per un piccolo contrattempo)
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References in periodicals archive ?
OHNOSECOND - That minuscule fraction of time in which you realise you've just made a BIG mistake (e.g.
There is an unofficial time unit called the "ohnosecond," which is the amount of time between when you realize you left your keys in the car and when the car door locks.
Ohnosecond is the moment you realise you've made a mistake.