lipography

[ li-pog-ruh-fee, lahy- ]
/ lɪˈpɒg rə fi, laɪ- /

noun

unintentional omission in writing, as of a specific letter or syllable.

Nearby words

  1. lipogenesis,
  2. lipogram,
  3. lipogranuloma,
  4. lipogranulomatosis,
  5. lipographic,
  6. lipoic acid,
  7. lipoid,
  8. lipoid granuloma,
  9. lipoid nephrosis,
  10. lipoidemia

Origin of lipography

First recorded in 1885–90; lipo-2 + -graphy

Related formslip·o·graph·ic [lip-uh-graf-ik, lahy-puh-] /ˌlɪp əˈgræf ɪk, ˌlaɪ pə-/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for lipography

lipography

/ (lɪˈpɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the accidental omission of words or letters in writing

Word Origin for lipography

C19: from Greek lip-, stem of leipein to omit + -graphy

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