make a boo-boo

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make a boo-boo

To make a silly or trivial mistake. Co-opts the childish word "boo-boo," meaning a superficial injury. Don't stress over it, Bob, they're not going to fire you for making a boo-boo or two. I was trying to fix the carburetor, but I think I may have made a boo-boo.
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make a boo-boo

tv. to make an error. (see also boo-boo.) Everybody makes a boo-boo every now and then.
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