Definition of lapsus calami in English:

lapsus calami

Line breaks: lap¦sus ca¦lami
Pronunciation: /ˌlapsəs ˈkaləmʌɪ
 
/

noun (plural same)

formal
A slip of the pen.
More example sentences
  • T for F is not a very likely lapsus calami, despite the touch-typing affinity of T and F, but it's a very common OCR error.

Origin

Latin.

Definition of lapsus calami in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
verb
walk or travel at a leisurely pace