bloop

[ bloop ]
/ blup /
Informal.

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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Example sentences from the Web for bloop

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

    Everyday Adventures|Samuel Scoville