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Cousin of "uh-oh" (6 letter answer)

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The answer WHOOPS is rarely seen, appearing only about once every 2400 puzzles.

Related Clues

Apologetic interjection
Cries of glee
Cries of joy
Expresses jubilance
"My bad!"


WHOOP as a noun:

1. a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement

WHOOP as a verb:

1. shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm; "The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table"
2. (hack, whoop) = cough spasmodically; "The patient with emphysema is hacking all day"