slip of the tongue Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “slip of the tongue” in the English Dictionary

"slip of the tongue" in British English

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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.
(Definition of slip of the tongue from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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