1A confusion of one thing with another, or a misunderstanding or mistake that results in confusion: there’s been a mix-up over the tickets
More example sentences
- You'd think there would have been more farcical complications in our lives, but we haven't had any of those mistaken-identity sweetheart mix-ups.
- One of the most annoying common linguistic mix-ups is the confusion between atheist and agnostic.
- A spare rifle in camp is a good idea, but as the example above shows it can result in cartridge mix-ups.
confusion, muddle, misunderstanding, mistake, error