slip-up


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slip-up

(slĭp′ŭp′)
n.
An error; an oversight.

slip′-up`



n.
a mistake, blunder, or oversight.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slip-up - a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.slip-up - a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
error, fault, mistake - a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
Freudian slip - a slip-up that (according to Sigmund Freud) results from the operation of unconscious wishes or conflicts and can reveal unconscious processes in normal healthy individuals

slip-up

noun mistake, slip, error, misunderstanding, blunder, boob (Brit. slang), oversight, misconception, gaffe, inaccuracy, howler (informal), goof (informal), bloomer (Brit. informal), clanger (informal), miscalculation, error of judgment, false move, misstep, solecism The girls had made three crucial slip-ups.

slip-up

noun
1. An act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true:
2. A minor mistake:
Informal: fluff.
Translations

slip-up

[ˈslɪpʌp] N (= mistake) → error m, desliz m, metedura f de pata

slip-up

[ˈslɪpˌʌp] n (fam) (mistake) → sbaglio

slip-up

هَفْوَة chybička fejl Schnitzer γκάφα metedura de pata munaus bourde propust sbaglio 間違い 실수 vergissing tabbe potknięcie engano оплошность tabbe ความผิดพลาด hata lỗi nhỏ 忽略
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