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Definition of whoops exclamation from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//wups//
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  1. 1used when someone has almost had an accident, broken something, etc. Whoops! Careful, you almost spilled coffee everywhere.
  2. 2used when you have done something embarrassing, said something rude by accident, told a secret, etc. Whoops, you weren't supposed to hear that.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: whoops

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