Lapsus Linguae Definition

liŋgwē, liŋgwī
A slip of the tongue.
Webster's New World

Origin of Lapsus Linguae

  • From Latin lapsus linguae, literally a slip or fault of the tongue, from lapsus "˜fault' and linguae (the genitive form of lingua) "˜tongue'.

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