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typo

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noun ty·po \ˈtī-(ˌ)pō\

Simple Definition of typo

  • : a mistake (such as a misspelled word) in typed or printed text

Full Definition of typo

plural typos

  1. :  an error (as of spelling) in typed or typeset material

Examples of typo

  1. I spotted three typos on the menu.



Origin of typo

short for typographical (error)


First Known Use: 1878

Rhymes with typo



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