Definition of upsy-daisy exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

upsy-daisy

 exclamation
exclamation
BrE BrE//ˈʊpsi deɪzi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʊpsi deɪzi//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈʌpsi deɪzi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpsi deɪzi//
 
(also ups-a-daisy, oops-a-daisy)
 
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said when you have made a mistake, dropped something, fallen down, etc. or when somebody else has Word Origin mid 19th cent.: alteration of earlier up-a-daisy; compare with lackadaisical.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: upsy-daisy