trip-up


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Noun1.trip-up - an unintentional but embarrassing blundertrip-up - an unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"
blooper, blunder, boo-boo, botch, bungle, flub, foul-up, pratfall, bloomer - an embarrassing mistake
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Everyone has a few trip-ups, but the secret is to learn by them.
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