Sentence Examples


  • It has before been hinted, perhaps, that every little untoward circumstance that befell him, and which indirectly sprang from his luckless mishap, almost invariably irritated or exasperated Ahab.
  • That direful mishap was at the bottom of his temporary recluseness.
  • Venturing one day to substitute deeds for words, he turned up his cuffs, seized a plasterer's board, and having loaded his trowel without mishap, with a complacent look toward the lathing overhead, made a bold gesture thitherward; and straightway, to his complete discomfiture, received the whole contents in his ruffled bosom.
  • Martin Sheets, a Terre Haute resident, wanted to make sure that mishap never befell him.
  • Perhaps when they have seen huge spiders on T.V. being handled without mishap, the perceived danger from our tiny native specimens seems less.

How would you define mishap? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus