Typo definition

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A typographical error.
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(informal) A typographical error.
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Typographer.
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Typographic.
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Typographical.
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Typography.
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Type.

Typography, typology.

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The definition of a typo is a typographical error made while typing on a computer or typewriter or when setting type for a printing press.

If you write "from" when you really mean" form," this is an example of a typo.

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(colloquial, dated) A compositor; a typographer.
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A spelling or typographical error.
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To make a typographical error.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
typo
Plural:
typos

Origin of typo

  • < Gr typos: see type

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Shortening of typographer (sense 1) and of typographical error (sense 2).

    From Wiktionary