Definition of lapsus linguae in English:

lapsus linguae

Syllabification: lap·sus lin·guae
Pronunciation: /ˈläpsəs ˈliNGˌgwī, -ˌgwē

noun (plural same)

  • A slip of the tongue.
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    • As Sigmund Freud reminds us, the lapsus linguae is, like the dream, a royal road to the unconscious.



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