Definition of lapsus linguae in English:

lapsus linguae

Pronunciation: /ˌlapsəs ˈliNGɡwī//ˌläpsəs ˈliNGɡwē/

noun

formal
  • A slip of the tongue.

    • ‘As Sigmund Freud reminds us, the lapsus linguae is, like the dream, a royal road to the unconscious.’
    error, mistake, miscalculation, fallacy, slip, oversight, fault, blunder, gaffe, defect, flaw
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Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

lapsus linguae

/ˌlapsəs ˈliNGɡwī//ˌläpsəs ˈliNGɡwē/