Definition of Slipups

1. Noun. (plural of slipup) ¹



2. Noun. (alternative spelling of slip-ups) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slipups

1. slipup [n] - See also: slipup

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slipups

slipslop
slipslops
slipsole
slipsoles
slipstick
slipstream
slipstreamed
slipstreaming
slipstreams
slipstring
slipstrings
slipt
slipthrift
slipthrifts
slipup
slipups (current term)
slipware
slipwares
slipway
slipways
slish
slishes
slit-shell
slit lamp
slit microscope
slit pores
slit trench
slit ventricle syndrome
slite

Literary usage of Slipups

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"When we hear such shifts occurring sporadically around us, they may sound to some like gross and hopeless slipups that could never become standard in the ..."

2. Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web by David Weinberger (2002)
"And many magazines run amusing slipups as fillers or as features on the back page. But fallibility seems capable of causing tsunamis of interest on the Web ..."

3. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1909)
"... because to make eight good plates it would always be necessary to expose for at least ten, allowing 25 per cent. for defective exposures or slipups. ..."

4. Privacy in a Fishbowl by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1995)
"NO slipups ALLOWED. CREDIT RECORDS PRIVACY In these days of increased mobility in modern America, most merchants do not know their customers by name or even ..."

5. Old Judge Priest by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (1916)
"... what with apologising for any slipups that might have occurred, and being scolded and ordered about on errands and called upon to explain this or that, ..."

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