Definition of Freudian slip noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Freudian slip

BrE BrE//ˌfrɔɪdiən ˈslɪp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfrɔɪdiən ˈslɪp//
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something you say by mistake but which is believed to show your true thoughts This expression is named after Sigmund Freud and his theories of unconscious thought.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Freudian slip