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slip the tongue

See definition of slip the tongue on Dictionary.com
  • as inindiscretion
  • as inslip
  • as inslip of the tongue

synonyms for slip the tongue

  • error
  • gaffe
  • lapse
  • miscue
  • misjudgment
  • recklessness
  • crudeness
  • excitability
  • folly
  • foolishness
  • gaucherie
  • goof
  • goof-up
  • hastiness
  • imprudence
  • indiscreetness
  • ingenuousness
  • rashness
  • slip
  • slipup
  • stumble
  • stupidity
  • tactlessness
  • thoughtlessness
  • unseemliness
  • bumble
  • dropping the ball
  • dumb move
  • faux pas
  • fool mistake
  • foul-up
  • misspeak
  • naïveté
  • screwup
  • slip of the tongue
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antonyms for slip the tongue

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  • correction
  • judgment
  • seriousness
  • thoughtfulness
  • wisdom
  • care
  • discreetness
  • discretion
  • right
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    How to use slip the tongue in a sentence

    “Perhaps you do not speak my language,” she said in Urdu, the tongue most frequently heard in Upper India.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    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
    The flute and the psaltery make a sweet melody, but a pleasant tongue is above them both.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    If she have a tongue that can cure, and likewise mitigate and shew mercy: her husband is not like other men.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    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
    You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    One of Yung Pak's favourite toys was a wooden jumping-jack with a pasteboard tongue.
    OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
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