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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Used to express mild apology, surprise, or dismay.

Usage examples (34)
  • Verb (used with object) : to whoop dogs on
  • The Seattle Westin whoops; the Bowling Green civic center sighs.
  • I hope this plan fails and congress grows a brain .... whoops-need to add the Obama media to the brain comment also ...
  • He sings something else and then says 'whoops' - there's laughter from the others. (thanks to Matt Schofield for this) for more
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