lapsus linguae

[lahp-soo s ling-gwahy; English lap-suh s ling-gwee]

noun Latin.

a slip of the tongue.

Nearby words

  1. lapsed,
  2. lapsible,
  3. lapstrake,
  4. lapsus,
  5. lapsus calami,
  6. laptev sea,
  7. laptop,
  8. laptray,
  9. laputa,
  10. lapwing

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British Dictionary definitions for lapsus linguae

lapsus linguae

noun

a slip of the tongue

Word Origin for lapsus linguae

Latin

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