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Freudian slip

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Definition of Freudian slip in English:

noun

An unintentional error regarded as revealing subconscious feelings.
Example sentences
  • It is certainly a revealing, almost a Freudian slip, you might say.
  • I meant little, but I'm going to accept the typo as a true Freudian slip.
  • So please pardon any mistakes or Freudian slips.

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