Definition of “slip of the tongue” - English Dictionary

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“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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