slipup

noun slip·up \ ˈslip-ˌəp \
|Updated on: 3 Jun 2018

Examples of slipup in a Sentence

  1. We were late because of a slipup in the schedule.

  2. the marketing director made sure there were no slipups for the important presentation

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First Known Use of slipup

1854

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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slip up

verb

Definition of slip up

: to make a mistake : blunder

Examples of slip up in a Sentence

  1. if you slip up in copying the data, the final result will of course be wrong

First Known Use of slip up

1909

in the meaning defined above

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Definition of slipup for English Language Learners

  • : a careless mistake


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