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English noun: trip-up

1. trip-up (act) an unintentional but embarrassing blunder


SamplesHe recited the whole poem without a single trip.
He arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later.
Confusion caused his unfortunate misstep.


Synonymsmisstep, stumble, trip


Broader (hypernym)bloomer, blooper, blunder, boner, boo-boo, botch, bungle, flub, foul-up, fuckup, pratfall









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