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Definition 1: a faulty shot in billiards; the cue tip slips off the cue ball - [noun denoting act]

(miscue is a kind of ...) (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

"it took two strokes to get out of the bunker" "a good shot requires good balance and tempo" "he left me an almost impossible shot"

(... is part of miscue) any of several games played on rectangular cloth-covered table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue sticks are used to propel ivory (or composition) balls

(... is part of miscue) any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets

Definition 2: a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc. - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for miscue in the sense of this definition

(miscue is a kind of ...) a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

"he made a bad mistake" "she was quick to point out my errors" "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"

(... is a kind of miscue ) a slip-up that (according to Sigmund Freud) results from the operation of unconscious wishes or conflicts and can reveal unconscious processes in normal healthy individuals

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