Definition of typographical error
: a mistake (such as a misspelled word) in typed or printed text The book contains a number of typographical errors.
Word by Word Definitions
: of, relating to, or occurring or used in typography or typeset matter
: an act or condition of ignorant or imprudent deviation from a code of behavior
: an act involving an unintentional deviation from truth or accuracy
: an act that through ignorance, deficiency, or accident departs from or fails to achieve what should be done : such as
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