Misstep - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Misstep.

ERR
GAFFE
SLIP
TRIP
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ERR
  1. to make a mistake or be incorrect
  2. 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"
GAFFE
  1. a socially awkward or tactless act
SLIP
  1. a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"
  2. cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion; "he slipped the bolt into place"
  3. an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
  4. move easily; "slip into something comfortable"
  5. a place where a craft can be made fast
  6. pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"
  7. a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad"
  8. a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
  9. potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics
  10. the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
  11. insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"
  12. a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing
TRIP
  1. an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
  2. a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs; "an acid trip"
  3. get high, stoned, or drugged; "He trips every weekend"
  4. an unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"
  5. put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
  6. a light or nimble tread; "he heard the trip of women's feet overhead"
  7. make a trip for pleasure
  8. a journey for some purpose (usually including the return); "he took a trip to the shopping center"
  9. miss a step and fall or nearly fall; "She stumbled over the tree root"
  10. a catch mechanism that acts as a switch; "the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water"
  11. cause to stumble; "The
Clue Database Last Updated: 24/08/2019 9:00am

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