lapsus linguae

[ lahp-soo s ling-gwahy; English lap-suh s ling-gwee ]
/ ˈlɑp sʊs ˈlɪŋ gwaɪ; English ˈlæp səs ˈlɪŋ gwi /

noun Latin.

a slip of the tongue.


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British Dictionary definitions for lapsus linguae

lapsus linguae
/ (ˈlɪŋɡwiː) /


a slip of the tongue

Word Origin for lapsus linguae

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