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



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.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mishap