Definition of whoops in English:

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Pronunciation: /wo͞ops/
Pronunciation: /wo͝ops/


Another term for oops.
Example sentences
  • I'm walking along, carrying Jackson, and then whoops!
  • That was the consensus on the left - until, whoops!
  • At the time, I took a lot of criticism by people saying it's not happening to any of us - and whoops!


1920s: probably an alteration of upsy-daisy; compare with oops.

Words that rhyme with whoops


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Syllabification: whoops

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