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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A minor inadvertent error usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.; A faulty shot in billiards.

Usage examples (35)
  • After the play, replays caught Pollard pointing himself indicating that the miscue was his fault.
  • If your child is reading along and makes what is called a miscue, listen for the sense of the miscue.
  • My view: this kind of miscue is inevitable in the Obama Administration.
  • His stick made the sickly vibrato sound of a miscue. for more
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