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See also: bubo, booboo, and boo boo

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PronunciationEdit

  • (Canada) IPA(key): /ˈbuːˌbuː/
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NounEdit

boo-boo (countable and uncountable, plural boo-boos)

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

Usage notesEdit

Sometimes used sarcastically regarding overreaction to a very minor injury, as in "Aw, did the little boy get a boo-boo?"

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