Misstep



[mis-step] /mɪsˈstɛp/

noun
1.
a wrong step.
2.
an error or slip in conduct; faux pas.
/ˌmɪsˈstɛp/
noun
1.
a false step
2.
an error
v.

also mis-step, c.1300; see mis- (1) + step (v.). The noun in the figurative sense of “faux pas” is first recorded c.1800; literal sense is from 1837.

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