from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An error; an oversight.
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- n. A mistake or error; a minor misstep.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
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“Not an uncommon slip-up,” Washington Post blogger Steven Levingston assured his readers.
They have won 12 of their 13 away matches, drawing last month at Sporting Gijon in their only slip-up on the road.
Americans do expect a certain amount of decorum and, ideally, sanity from their celebrities, as the response to Melissa Leo's profane slip-up during the Academy Awards demonstrated.
"Ice Town Costs Ice Clown His Crown" read the headlines, and the slip-up has been causing poor Ben nothing but grief ever since.
"The competition level is so fierce that any slip-up at all means there's no recovery."
Plenty are waiting for their first slip-up, but while it is true that they haven't yet taken on the sides above them, they held Arsenal and Tottenham and most sides in this league are going to lose to the top three and Liverpool.
One slip-up can kill a movie – and a dead movie usually takes a few careers with it.
But I was doing just fine until that slip-up so I would love this re-match.
Also Friday, federal air-safety investigators released data underscoring the hazards of a previously reported slip-up by a controller last month.
While the margin increases took some heat out of the market, any slip-up in gold's sharp move higher is likely to be brief, say analysts.