a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
Syn: ↑slip, ↑miscue, ↑parapraxis
Derivationally related forms: ↑slip up, ↑slip (for: ↑slip)
Hypernyms: ↑mistake, ↑error, ↑fault
Hyponyms: ↑Freudian slip

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slip, mistake, error, blunder, fault, indiscretion, omission, oversight, failure
COLLOQ. bloomer, boob, booboo, howler, clanger; N Am flub
SLANG cock-up, goof

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noun (informal) MISTAKE, slip, error, blunder, oversight, omission, gaffe, slip of the tongue/pen, inaccuracy; informal boo-boo, howler; Brit. informal boob, clanger, bloomer; N. Amer. informal goof, blooper, bloop.

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/slip"up'/, n.
a mistake, blunder, or oversight: Several slip-ups caused a delay in the delivery of the books.
[1850-55; n. use of v. phrase slip up]
Syn. error, lapse, bungle.

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slipˈ-up noun (informal)
An error or failure
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Main Entry:slip

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slip-up UK US noun [countable] [singular slip-up plural slip-ups] informal
a small mistake
Thesaurus: mistakessynonym

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slip-up «SLIHP », noun.
Informal. a mistake; error; failure: »

I want this job done right, with no slip-ups.

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n. informal a mistake or blunder

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ˈslip-up [slip-up slip-ups] noun (informal)
a careless mistake

We cannot afford another slip-up like this one.

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