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lapsus linguae

See definition of lapsus linguae on Dictionary.com
  • as inFreudian slip
  • as inslip of the tongue

synonyms for lapsus linguae

  • faulty action
  • misstep
  • sus linguae
  • verbal mistake
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How to use lapsus linguae in a sentence

Janitrix sive Institutio ad perfectam linguae Gallicae cognitionem acquirendam.
THE TEACHING AND CULTIVATION OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE IN ENGLAND DURING TUDOR AND STUART TIMESKATHLEEN LAMBLEY
Mr. Radenhurst took advantage of this lapsus, and moved for a new trial in term, which he obtained.
THE LAST LAIRD OF MACNABVARIOUS
The artist is a sort of impassioned proof-reader, blue-pencilling the lapsus calami of God.
DAMN!HENRY LOUIS MENCKEN
Hibbard's listing was obviously a lapsus calami for Chelydra since he placed the genus in the family Chelydridae.
PLIOCENE AND PLEISTOCENE RECORDS OF FOSSIL TURTLES FROM WESTERN KANSAS AND OKLAHOMAEDWIN C. GALBREATH
The work, however, on which his fame as a scholar is most surely based is the Thesaurus Graecae linguae.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 7VARIOUS
But how am I to excuse such a Leviathan lapsus linguæ as the figure of the equestrian mounted upon a cow?
A BAYARD FROM BENGALHURRY BUNGSHO JABBERJEE
Do not let it be supposed that these are instances of a mere lapsus linguo on the part of certain ignorant writers!
ECONOMIC SOPHISMSFREDERIC BASTIAT
"This man met me at the train when my depot came in," I continued, excitedly, in lapsus lingu.
ON A DONKEY'S HURRICANE DECKR. PITCHER WOODWARD
Moreover, she assures us, that she herself frequently makes a lapsus pennæ for which a school-boy would be chastised.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 2, NO. 4, MARCH, 1851VARIOUS
It is a lapsus which may one day be taken hold of against him, should the Ulema need to depose him.
THE FUTURE OF ISLAMWILFRED SCAWEN BLUNT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LAPSUS LINGUAE

  • faulty action
  • lapsus linguae
  • misstep
  • sus linguae
  • verbal mistake
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