Freudian slip

Definitions of Freudian slip
  1. noun
    a slip-up that (according to Sigmund Freud) results from the operation of unconscious wishes or conflicts and can reveal unconscious processes in normal healthy individuals
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    type of:
    miscue, parapraxis, slip, slip-up
    a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
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