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See also: slip up and slip-up



slipup (plural slipups)

  1. Alternative form of slip-up
    • 1957 February 8, Martin Kenneth Tytell, witness, “Testimony of Martin Kenneth Tytell, Accompanied by Chester T. Lane and Byron N[icholson] Scott, as Counsel”, in Scope of Soviet Activity in the United States: Hearings before the Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-fifth Congress, First Session on the Scope of Soviet Activity in the United States: [] Part 66 [], Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, OCLC 189597160, page 4111:
      And I went to the cemetery and I had the guide check the names, all of the names, I did not want any slipup.
    • 1992 February, Edward C. Starnes, “Book Review: A Soldier Supporting Soldiers: Joseph M. Heiser Jr., LTG (USA, Retd.): Center of Military History, Washington, D.C., 1991, 323 pages. [...]”, in Claire B. Starnes, editor, Ordnance: The Professional Bulletin of the Ordnance Soldier (PB; 9-92-1), Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.: U.S. Army Ordnance Center and School, ISSN 0895-822X, OCLC 852765627, page 63, column 2:
      He [Joseph M. Heiser Jr.] praises the ordnance soldier and logistician and blames improperly used systems, misunderstandings as to how programs were to work, poor communications and leadership as the problems for many of the slipups in logistical support to the Army in the field, especially in the combat areas in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
    • 2009 January 22, Andrew Das, “Bitter days turn sweet for fans of Cardinals”, in The New York Times[1], New York, N.Y.: The New York Times Company, ISSN 0362-4331, OCLC 971436363, archived from the original on 12 May 2019:
      How difficult is it to pick 10 playoff games correctly? [...] Even the current leader Alan Sasso, who earned 261 points through the conference championships had one slipup.