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slip of the tongue

something that you say by accident when you intended to say something else: I called her new boyfriend by her previous boyfriend's name - it was just a slip of the tongue.
Translations of “slip of the tongue”
in Chinese (Traditional) 口誤…
in Chinese (Simplified) 口误…
(Definition of slip of the tongue from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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