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Mistake
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Mistake as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

29 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 26 answers for the crossword clue 'Mistake', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Mistake a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Mistake as an answer itself some 74 times.

Mistake is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Wednesday, 24 November 2021 with the answer being ERROR, we also found ERROR to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
  • An understanding of something that is not correct; "he wasn't going to admit his mistake"; "make no mistake about his intentions"; "there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister"
  • Part of a statement that is not correct; "the book was full of errors"
  • Identify incorrectly; "Don't mistake her for her twin sister"
  • To make a mistake or be incorrect

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

ERR
Wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course"

4 Letters

GOOF
A person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

SLIP
A socially awkward or tactless act

5 Letters

BONER
An embarrassing mistake

ERROR
A wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"

FAULT
Put or pin the blame on

GAFFE
A socially awkward or tactless act

GUARD
A position on a basketball team

6 Letters

BOOBOO

ERRATA

FOOZLE

HOWLER Howard
A glaring blunder

SLIPUP
Make an error; "She slipped up and revealed the name"

7 Letters

BLOOMER chris roberson
An embarrassing mistake

BLUNDER
An embarrassing mistake

CLANGER
A conspicuous mistake whose effects seem to reverberate; "he dropped a clanger"

CLINKER
A hard brick used as a paving stone

ERRATUM
A mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind

FAUXPAS
A socially awkward or tactless act

8 Letters

FAUXPASS

9 Letters

OVERSIGHT
A mistake resulting from inattention

10 Letters

INACCURACY
The quality of being inaccurate and having errors

11 Letters

MISIDENTIFY
Identify incorrectly; "Don't mistake her for her twin sister"

12 Letters

INADVERTENCE
The trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities

15 Letters

MISAPPREHENSION
An understanding of something that is not correct; "he wasn't going to admit his mistake"; "make no mistake about his intentions"; "there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister"

16 Letters

MISUNDERSTANDING
An understanding of something that is not correct; "he wasn't going to admit his mistake"; "make no mistake about his intentions"; "there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister"

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