Definitions

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  • n. A careless mistake made in thinking.

Etymologies

think +‎ -o, on the model of "typo" for typographical error (Wiktionary)

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  • I am not the first one to think of "thinko" a word to mean a mistake of the perceptual kind, as much as "typo" means a mistake of the dactylographic kind.

    Know big deal.

    February 12, 2007