The definition of a blooper is a funny mistake, often on a television show or movie.
An example of a blooper is a camera man accidentally showing himself waving in a shot.
- a foolish or stupid mistake; blunder
- a ball batted in a low arc so that it falls between the infielders and outfielders, usually for a hitalso bloop hit
- a ball that is pitched to the batter in a high lob: it is the basic pitch in slow-pitch softball
- a ball batted in a low arc so that it falls between the infielders and outfielders, usually for a hit
- an outtake containing a mistake or mishap, esp., one of a humorous series of such outtakes compiled for viewing
Origin of blooperbloop, echoic + -er
- Informal A clumsy mistake, especially one made in public; a faux pas.
- Baseball a. A weakly hit ball that carries just beyond the infield.b. A high pitch that is lobbed to the batter.
Origin of blooperFrom bloop, a high-pitched howl on the radio caused by interference (of imitative origin), and imitative of the sound made by hitting a ball weakly.