typographical error

noun

: a mistake (such as a misspelled word) in typed or printed text
The book contains a number of typographical errors.

Examples of typographical error in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lyft gained over 35 percent after a typographical error spurred wild after-hours trading the night before. Aaron Gregg, Washington Post, 14 Feb. 2024 Certificates modified since birth would only be considered correct if they were changed to correct a clerical or typographical error. Lauren McGaughy, Dallas News, 5 May 2023

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“Typographical error.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/typographical%20error. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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