[ boo-boo ]
/ ˈbuˌbu /
noun, plural boo-boos. Slang.
a stupid or silly mistake; blunder.
a minor injury.
Words nearby boo-boo
Origin of boo-boo
An Americanism dating back to 1950–55; baby talk
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British Dictionary definitions for booboos
noun plural -boos
informal an embarrassing mistake; blunder
Word Origin for boo-boo
C20: perhaps from nursery talk; compare boohoo
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