AskDefine | Define mishap

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1 an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate; "if I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all" [syn: bad luck, mischance]
2 an instance of misfortune [syn: misadventure, mischance]

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  1. An accident, mistake, or problem.
    After the mishap with the banana peel, he watches his step now.


An accident, mistake, or problem

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