Definition of error message in English:

error message

Line breaks: error mes|sage

noun

Computing
A message displayed on a monitor screen or printout indicating that an incorrect instruction has been given or that there is an error resulting from faulty software or hardware.
More example sentences
  • If anything goes wrong, the script will capture the exception and print out an error message.
  • The user may not have the luxury of viewing a message box with an error description or even understand the error message when it is displayed.
  • Whenever he tried to connect to the internet, he got an error message stating that the modem could not be initialized.

Definition of error message in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day salmanazar
Pronunciation: ˌsalməˈnazər
noun
a wine bottle twelve times the standard size...