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synonyms for Freudian slip

  • faulty action
  • lapsus linguae
  • misstep
  • sus linguae
  • verbal mistake
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Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
So my mother begged me to slip into the Rooms, with what was left, and try to get something back.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
What the economist does is to slip out of the difficulty altogether by begging the whole question.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Only then did I own that by hook or by crook—and mostly by crook, I was forced to suspect—they had purposely given me the slip.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It's easy for a prisoner t' slip a note to a friend that happens t' be mountin' guard.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He placed in the key slip below each manual what he called a "Pedal Help."
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
For the third time she watched a coronet slip through her strong determined impotent fingers.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
When Fate has first granted just a sip of the wine of success the slip between the cup and lip comes hardest.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
"If slightly cut before cooking, potatoes slip out of their skins easily," says a home journal.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
If this crippled ship had been full of troops instead of hay they would equally have let her slip through their fingers.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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