Definition of thinko in English:

thinko

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Pronunciation: /ˈθɪŋkəʊ
 
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noun (plural thinkos)

informal
  • A mistake in one’s thought processes; a mental lapse or failure to reason correctly.
    More example sentences
    • The problem, I began to suspect, was not a typo but a thinko.

Origin

1990s: formed on the pattern of typo.

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