Definitions for mishapˈmɪs hæp, mɪsˈhæp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mis•hapˈmɪs hæp, mɪsˈhæp(n.)

  1. an unfortunate accident.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bad luck, mischance, mishap(noun)

    an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate

    "if I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all"

  2. mishap, misadventure, mischance(noun)

    an instance of misfortune


  1. mishap(Noun)

    An accident, mistake, or problem.

    After the mishap with the banana peel, he watches his step now.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mishap(noun)

    evil accident; ill luck; misfortune; mischance

  2. Mishap(verb)

    to happen unluckily; -- used impersonally

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an unlucky accident.

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