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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A misfortune.

Usage examples (37)
  • The adventurers had one mishap after another but they arrived at their destination intact.
  • USATODAY. com - Amstrong caught up in mishap, falls five spots
  • A scheduling mishap is what caused her to quit her term early.
  • Drag, 24, of Millington, Ill. The cause of the mishap is under investigation. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The teen's "mishap" (misfortune or accident) managed to "misshape" (to provide a wrong or bad shape or form to an object) her father's car beyond repair.
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