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bloop

[ bloop ]
/ blup /
Informal.
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verb (used with object)
to ruin; botch: to bloop an easy catch.
to hit a blooper in baseball.
noun
a clumsy mistake.
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Origin of bloop

First recorded in 1925–30; earlier, a high-pitched sound produced by interference in a radio signal; expressive coinage
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How to use bloop in a sentence

  • At times, after each “bloop,” would come the sharp click of the bill as it rapidly opened and shut.

    Everyday Adventures|Samuel Scoville
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