boo-boo

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boo-boo ‎(plural boo-boos)

  1. (colloquial, often childish) A mistake or error.
  2. (colloquial, childish, by or to young children) A minor injury, such as a cut or a bruise.

boo-boo ‎(uncountable)

  1. (colloquial, childish, by or to young children) Feces.

VerbEdit

boo-boo ‎(third-person singular simple present boo-boos, present participle boo-booing, simple past and past participle boo-booed)

  1. (colloquial, childish, by or to young children) To defecate.

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Sometimes used sarcastically when the speaker believes the listener is overreacting to a very minor injury, as in Aw, did the little boy get a boo-boo?

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