slip-up

Definitions of slip-up
  1. noun
    a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    synonyms: miscue, parapraxis, slip
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    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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