oops


oops
/oops, oohps/, interj.
(used to express mild dismay, chagrin, surprise, etc., as at one's own mistake, a clumsy act, or social blunder.)
[1925-30; orig. uncert.]

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Oops (Oh My) — Single by Tweet featuring Missy Elliott from the album Southern Hummingbird …   Wikipedia

  • Oops, Oh No! — Single by La Toya Jackson and Cerrone Released 1986 Format 12 single, 7 singl …   Wikipedia

  • Oops — or OOPS may refer to: Contents 1 Entertainment 2 Other 3 See also …   Wikipedia

  • OOPS — or oops may mean: *An interjection on realizing that the speaker has made a mistake or slipped *A small accident *Linux kernel oops, when some programming defect or otherwise unexpected event interferes with the normal operation of the Linux… …   Wikipedia

  • Oops TV — Narrated by Justin Lee Collins Country of origin United Kingdom Language(s) English No. of series 2 No. of episodes 100 …   Wikipedia

  • OOPS! — The Ounce of Prevention System is a CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System developed in 1983 for use on personal PCs by industries to better manage their maintenance data. The evolution of OOPS! is Oz. the Oz. of Prevention System.See:… …   Wikipedia

  • oops — [u:ps] <Interj.> [engl.]: Ausruf der Überraschung, des Erstaunens o. Ä.: o., war das knapp! * * * OOPS   [Abk. für Object Oriented Programming System], ein Programmentwicklungssystem, meist bestehend aus Editor, Compiler und Debugger, mit… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • oops — [ups] interjection [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: Natural sound] said when someone falls or makes a small mistake ▪ Oops, I ve spelt that wrong …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • oops — [ ups, ups ] interjection used when a small mistake or slight accident has happened: Oops, sorry about that …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • oops — [oops, o͞ops] interj. used to express sudden or surprised dismay, or, sometimes, implied apology, after one has blundered, tripped, broken something, misspoken, etc …   English World dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.