peccadillo

[ pek-uh-dil-oh ]SEE DEFINITION OF peccadillo

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PECCADILLO

In the world's eyes a matrimonial slip outweighs a peccadillo.

There is such family loyalty that every peccadillo is consecrated.

Rain, exposure at dewfall on the searocks, a peccadillo at my time of life.

But had he not atoned for this peccadillo fifty-fold by the results of his absence?

In fact, homicide on the frontier, as compared with horse-stealing, is a peccadillo.

What she formerly regarded as a monstrous crime, she now spoke of as a peccadillo.

In truth they had shared in the indiscretion and been partners in the peccadillo.

The examiner had committed a peccadillo, George a terrible crime.

The peccadillo on his part had been very small, but he must be assured.

Question follows question; and my peccadillo stands confessed.

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