slip of the pen

{n. phr.} The mistake of writing something different from what you should or what you planned. * /That was a slip of the pen. I meant to write September, not November./ * /I wish you would forget it. That was a slip of the pen./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • slip of the pen — ► slip of the pen (or the tongue) a minor mistake in writing (or speech). Main Entry: ↑slip …   English terms dictionary

  • slip of the pen — {n. phr.} The mistake of writing something different from what you should or what you planned. * /That was a slip of the pen. I meant to write September, not November./ * /I wish you would forget it. That was a slip of the pen./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • slip\ of\ the\ pen — n. phr. the mistake of writing something different from what you should or what you planned. That was a slip of the pen. I meant to write September, not November. I wish you would forget it. that was a slip of the pen …   Словарь американских идиом

  • slip of the pen — (or the tongue) a minor mistake in writing (or speech) …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip of the pen — noun A mistake in handwriting …   Wiktionary

  • slip of the pen — error in writing, mistake in writing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slip of the pen (or the tongue) — a minor mistake in writing (or speech). → slip …   English new terms dictionary

  • (a) slip of the pen — a slip of the pen phrase something that you write when you intended to write something else Thesaurus: mistakessynonym Main entry: slip * * * a slip of the ˈpen/ˈtongue idiom a small mistake in sth that you write or say …   Useful english dictionary

  • a slip of the pen — something that you write when you intended to write something else …   English dictionary

  • slip of the tongue — ► slip of the pen (or the tongue) a minor mistake in writing (or speech). Main Entry: ↑slip …   English terms dictionary

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