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bloop

[bloop] /blup/
verb (used with object)
1.
to ruin; botch:
to bloop an easy catch.
2.
to hit a blooper in baseball.
noun
3.
a clumsy mistake.
4.
blooper (def 3).
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; earlier, a high-pitched sound produced by interference in a radio signal; expressive coinage
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Word Origin and History for bloop
n.

1931, from bloop (v.), 1926, a word from the early days of radio (see blooper). Related: Blooped; blooping.

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Slang definitions & phrases for bloop

bloop

noun

An unwanted sound in a recording (1930+)

verb
  1. To hit a ball relatively weakly and slowly: He blooped a lob over her head (1940s+ Baseball)
  2. To launch and land a long, curving blow: Turner blooped a bolo to the heart (1950s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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