Definition of typo
: an error (as of spelling) in typed or typeset material
Examples of typo in a Sentence
I spotted three typos on the menu.
Recent Examples of typo from the Web
No, that's not a typo: Fifty-five dollar fares for flights more than 5,000 miles long, in celebration of the budget airline's fifth anniversary.
Before long, social media was in a mad dash to try to define Trump’s typo.
The president didn't clarify or correct the apparent fat-finger typo, even as the phantom word ballooned into a worldwide trending topic.
Early Wednesday, Twitter night owls wondered what explained the lack of a follow up tweet until six hours later, when the typo-tweet was deleted and replaced by one making light of his misspelling.
President Donald Trump sent the Twitter world into a frenzy early Wednesday morning after sending out what looked like an unfished tweet containing a typo.
An impressive Bose Panaray audio system sings with 34 speakers (again, not a typo).
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Origin and Etymology of typo
short for typographical (error)
First Known Use: 1878See Words from the same year
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Definition of typo for English Language Learners
: a mistake (such as a misspelled word) in typed or printed text
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