Mishap definition

mĭshăp, mĭs-hăp
Frequency:
An unlucky or unfortunate accident.
noun
16
3
An unfortunate accident.
noun
8
3

Since the mishap with the banana peel, he watches his step.

noun
3
1
The definition of a mishap is a minor problem or something that goes wrong.

When you spill milk all over yourself, this is an example of a mishap.

noun
2
0
Evil accident; ill luck; misfortune; mischance.
noun
2
0
Advertisement
(archaic) Bad luck.
noun
0
1
(now rare) Bad luck; misfortune.
noun
0
1

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
mishap
Plural:
mishaps