honest mistake

Definition of honest mistake

:something that anyone could be wrong about
  • Don't worry about it. It was an honest mistake.

Word by Word Definitions

honest play
  1. : free from fraud or deception : legitimate, truthful

  2. : genuine, real

  3. : humble, plain

  1. : in a genuine or honest (see 1honest) manner : honestly

  2. : with all sincerity

mistake play
  1. : to blunder in the choice of

  2. : to misunderstand the meaning or intention of : misinterpret

  3. : to make a wrong judgment of the character or ability of

  1. : a wrong judgment : misunderstanding

  2. : a wrong action or statement proceeding from faulty judgment, inadequate knowledge, or inattention


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