Definition of 'mishap'
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I still suffered embarrassing mishaps, though. The Sun (2016)What we were in was a little mishap. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There was one little mishap at the fourth last. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And they refuse to let little mishaps spoil their glamorous lifestyle. The Sun (2009)He seemed conscious of avoiding both mishaps. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They say they are horrified to hear of the series of mishaps suffered by you and your wife and are very sorry. The Sun (2012)The show contestants aren't the only ones to suffer mishaps. The Sun (2010)We arrived home without further mishap and then I set about dealing with the indoor problem. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)It is hoped that the airport will open in 2017 - barring any new mishaps. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But to avoid mishaps, producers told them to get checked out for STIs first. The Sun (2011)Barring any serious mishap, I do not see them going much lower. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'mishap'
British English: mishap /ˈmɪshæp/ NOUN
A mishap is an unfortunate but not very serious event that happens to you.
After a number of mishaps she managed to get back to home.
- American English: mishap
- Arabic: حَادِثَةً
- Brazilian Portuguese: azar
- Chinese: 灾祸
- Croatian: nezgoda
- Czech: malá nehoda
- Danish: mindre uheld
- Dutch: ongelukje
- European Spanish: percance
- Finnish: vahinko
- French: mésaventure
- German: Missgeschick
- Greek: αναποδιά
- Italian: contrattempo
- Japanese: 不幸な出来事
- Korean: 불행한 사건
- Norwegian: ulykkestilfelle
- Polish: niepowodzenie
- European Portuguese: azar
- Romanian: nenorocire
- Russian: неудача
- Spanish: percance
- Swedish: missöde
- Thai: อุบัติเหตุเล็กๆ
- Turkish: terslik
- Ukrainian: невдача
- Vietnamese: việc không may
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