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boo-boo

[boo-boo]
noun, plural boo-boos. Slang.
1.
a stupid or silly mistake; blunder.
2.
a minor injury.

Origin:
1950–55, Americanism; baby talk

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boo-boo
 
n , pl -boos
informal an embarrassing mistake; blunder
 
[C20: perhaps from nursery talk; compare boohoo]

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boo-boo
"mistake," 1954, apparently a reduplication of boob, which had acquired a secondary sense of "foolish mistake" (1934).
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