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Definition of mishap noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mishap

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmɪshæp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɪshæp//
 
[countable, uncountable]
 
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a small accident or piece of bad luck that does not have serious results a slight mishap a series of mishaps I managed to get home without (further) mishap.Extra examples The group suffered an extraordinary series of minor mishaps. We reached home without mishap. I managed to get home without further mishap. I’m afraid your son had a slight mishap in the playground. There were a few minor mishaps, but we got it all done in the end.
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