slip-up

[ slip-uhp ]
/ ˈslɪpˌʌp /

noun

a mistake, blunder, or oversight: Several slip-ups caused a delay in the delivery of the books.

Nearby words

  1. slip-joint pliers,
  2. slip-on,
  3. slip-rail,
  4. slip-slop,
  5. slip-stitch,
  6. slipcase,
  7. slipcover,
  8. slipdress,
  9. slipe,
  10. slipknot

Origin of slip-up

First recorded in 1850–55; noun use of verb phrase slip up

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