Definition of lapsus linguae in English:

lapsus linguae

Line breaks: lap¦sus lin¦guae
Pronunciation: /ˌlapsəs ˈlɪŋgwʌɪ
 
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noun (plural same)

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

Origin

Latin.

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