miscue

Definitions of miscue
1

n a faulty shot in billiards; the cue tip slips off the cue ball

Type of:
shot, stroke
(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

n a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.

Synonyms:
parapraxis, slip, slip-up
Types:
Freudian slip
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
Type of:
error, fault, mistake
a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

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