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Meaning of MISHAP

Pronunciation:  'mis`hap

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an instance of misfortune
  2. [n]  an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate; "if I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all"
 

MISHAP is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: bad luck, misadventure, mischance, mischance
 
 See Also: accident, bad luck, chance, collapse, crash, derailment, fortune, ground loop, hazard, luck, misfortune, near miss, puncture, slip, trip

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mis*hap"\, n.
    Evil accident; ill luck; misfortune; mischance. --Chaucer.
    
          Secure from worldly chances and mishaps. --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Mis*hap"\, v. i.
    To happen unluckily; -- used impersonally. [Obs.] ``If that
    me mishap.'' --Chaucer.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Early system on IBM 1103 or 1103A. Listed in CACM 2(5):16, (May 1959).

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accident, adversity, blow, calamity, casualty, cataclysm, catastrophe, collision, contretemps, crack-up, crash, disaster, dole, grief, ill hap, misadventure, mischance, misfortune, nasty blow, pileup, shipwreck, shock, smash, smashup, staggering blow, tragedy, wreck
 

 

 

 

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