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Noun: miscue  mis'kyoo
  1. A faulty shot in billiards; the cue tip slips off the cue ball
     
  2. A minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    - slip, slip-up, parapraxis

Derived forms: miscues

Type of: error, fault, mistake, shot, stroke

Part of: billiards, pocket billiards, pool