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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an unintentional but embarrassing blunder;
- Example: "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"
- Example: "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"
- Example: "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"
[syn: trip, trip-up, stumble, misstep]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Misstep \Mis*step"\, n. A wrong step; an error of conduct. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Misstep \Mis*step"\, v. i. To take a wrong step; to go astray. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

misstep n 1: an unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep" [syn: trip, trip-up, stumble, misstep]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

28 Moby Thesaurus words for "misstep": balk, bevue, bloomer, blooper, blunder, error, false move, false step, faux pas, gaffe, goof, howler, inadvertence, inadvertency, indiscretion, lapse, lapsus calami, lapsus linguae, loose thread, miscue, mistake, omission, oversight, slip, slipup, stumble, trip, wrong step