noun ty·po \ˈtī-(ˌ)pō\

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

plural typos

Full Definition of TYPO

:  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

Other Printing Terms

epigraph, errata, leader, mechanical, notch, tittle, underscore, widow

Rhymes with TYPO


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