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Freudian slip

noun

: a mistake in speech that shows what the speaker is truly thinking

Full Definition of FREUDIAN SLIP

:  a slip of the tongue that is motivated by and reveals some unconscious aspect of the mind
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Examples of FREUDIAN SLIP

  1. He meant to say I'm glad you're here, but what came out was a Freudian slip: I'm mad you're here.

First Known Use of FREUDIAN SLIP

1941
Medical Dictionary

Freudian slip

noun

Medical Definition of FREUDIAN SLIP

:  a slip of the tongue that is motivated by and reveals some unconscious aspect of the mind

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