Freudian slip

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Freudian slip

any action, such as a slip of the tongue, that may reveal an unconscious thought

Freudian slip

[¦frȯid·ē·ən ′slip]
(psychology)
A verbal mistake that suggests some underlying motive, often sexual or aggressive in nature.
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