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Browsing page 2 of words meaning to make a mistake, be incorrect, err (26 words total)

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eagle trip

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fat-finger

noun

  • an instance of fat-fingering.
                                                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

    Citation from ""Fat finger" role in selloff likely a myth", Reuters, Dan Wilchins, May 7 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 08 2010.

verb - transitive

  • to accidentally press a button or key adjacent to the desired one, e.g. while typing on a keyboard or entering a phone number. This happens more frequently as the button or key size is reduced, e.g. on cell phones.
    Whoops, I just fat-fingered his phone number.

    Last edited on Apr 11 2016. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Sep 28 2009.

  • to do mind-numbing data entry or to simply short-circuit a programmatic fix by entering values manually directly into a data store.
    I fat-fingered those missing account numbers into the A/R batch.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Jun 24 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 24 2016.

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fuck up

noun

verb - ambitransitive

verb - transitive

  • to severely injure (a person) or damage or ruin (a thing.)
    He really fucked that guy up!
    Thanks for fucking up my car.
                                                                                                     

    Citation from "Chapter 5", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2009) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                  

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    Citation from "Chapter 10", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 4 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 06 2012. Submitted by Craig B. from New York, NY, USA on Nov 17 1998.

  • to damage a person emotionally.
    His ex-girlfriend really fucked him up.

    Last edited on Jan 04 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

  • by extension of the "damage or ruin (a thing)" meaning, to perform some task exceptionally well.
    Let's get out on the dance floor and fuck some shit up!

    Last edited on Jul 21 2012. Submitted by Sarah Lynn on Feb 23 2012.

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goof

noun

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  • G.o.o.f. is an acrinume meaning Good Only On Fridays and that in jail means that very simply you were on welfare. As Friday was the only day welfare recipients got tobacco. And tobacco was currency in jail to buy such things as drugs. Not to mention that when it was first used welfare was not something you happy to be on (it was shuned on and one did what they could to get off of it).

    Last edited on Jan 31 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 31 2015.

verb - intransitive

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