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Interjection: whoops  (w)ûps
  1. Exclamation used to acknowledge a mistake or accident
    "Whoops, the ball slipped out of my hands"; "'Whoops-a-daisy,' she said that first day, stooping to recover the crepe";
    - oops, whoops-a-daisy [informal], oops-a-daisy [informal], whoopsie [informal]
Noun: whoop  hoop
  1. A loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement
Verb: whoop  hoop
  1. Cough spasmodically
    "The patient with emphysema is whooping all day";
    - hack
  2. Shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm
    "The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table"

Sounds like: h

Type of: call, cough, cry, holler [informal], hollo [non-standard], outcry, scream, shout, shout out, squall, vociferation, yell

Encyclopedia: Whoops, I'm an Indian!