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Definition of "oops" []

  • Used to express acknowledgement of a minor accident, blunder, or mistake. (interjection)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "oops" in a sentence
  • "Posting a false rumor, then saying "oops," is less than mature, and less than responsible."
  • "In what might be described as an "oops" moment, the administration said it was delaying the arms sale until the Bassiouni commission report was released and it had had a chance to review the report."
  • "Log in to Reply oops is right. to say nothing of my withdrawal issues when I couldn't get my TIME fix. grandsophy"