Definition of thinko in English:

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thinko

Pronunciation: /ˈθɪŋkəʊ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun (plural thinkos)

informal
A mistake in one’s thought processes; a mental lapse or failure to reason correctly.
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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