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lapsus linguae

[lahp-soo s ling-gwahy; English lap-suh s ling-gwee]
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noun Latin.
  1. a slip of the tongue.
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Related Words for lapsus linguae

misstep, mistake, solecism, spoonerism

British Dictionary definitions for lapsus linguae

lapsus linguae

  1. a slip of the tongue
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Word Origin for lapsus linguae

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