Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Mistake

12 September 2020 Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We have 25 answers for the crossword clue Mistake. We last saw the 'Mistake' clue in Evening Standard Quick Crossword on Friday, 18 September 2020.

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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

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"

GAFFE

A socially awkward or tactless act

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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