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Meaning of PECCADILLO

Pronunciation:  `peku'dilow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a petty misdeed
 

PECCADILLO is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: indiscretion
 
 See Also: misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pec`ca*dil"lo\, n.; pl. {Peccadillos}. [Sp.
pecadillo, dim. of pecado a sin, fr. L. peccatum. See
{Peccant}.]
A slight trespass or offense; a petty crime or fault. --Sir
W. Scott.

 
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 Related Terms: atrocity, blunder, botch, breach, crime, crime against humanity, deadly sin, delinquency, dereliction, enormity, error, evil, failure, fault, faux pas, felony, gaffe, genocide, goof, guilty act, heavy sin, impropriety, indiscretion, inexpiable sin, infraction, iniquity, injury, injustice, lapse, malefaction, malfeasance, malum, minor wrong, misdeed, misdemeanor, misfeasance, misstep, mistake, mortal sin, nonfeasance, offense, omission, outrage, peccancy, shortcoming, sin, sin of commission, sin of omission, sinful act, slip, stumble, tort, transgression, trespass, trip, unutterable sin, venial sin, violation, wrong
 

 

 

 

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