noun, plural pec·ca·dil·loes, pec·ca·dil·los.
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Besides, the gift bag peccadillo is the least skeevy of Jeter's alleged bedroom behavior.The Captain’s Log: Derek Jeter’s Lady-Killing Past, From ‘Yeah, Jeets!’ to Gift Baskets|Emily Shire|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And yet Louisiana does not prohibit a far stranger peccadillo: sex with corpses.Our Dumb Puritan Laws: Sex Bans and Illegal Adultery|Kevin Bleyer|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Peccadillo, pek-a-dil′lo, n. a little or trifling sin: a petty fault:—pl.
In fact, homicide on the frontier, as compared with horse-stealing, is a peccadillo.Frontier Folk|George Booth
Already, he was a little too fond of his liquor—a peccadillo which attracted little attention in that age of the careless city.The Readjustment|Will Irwin
Piracy, which ran in the Thanet blood, seemed to their good easy local annalist a regrettable peccadillo.Science in Arcady|Grant Allen
All the amendments, however, were adopted as early as 1753, except the correction of a grammatical peccadillo in the ninth stanza.