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Mishap meaning

mishap - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. Evil accident; ill luck; misfortune; mischance.
  2. 2. To happen unluckily; - used impersonally.
  3. 3. Accident; ill- luck; misfortune.

mishap - examples of usage

  1. " I saw there was mishap in it," he says, " by the manner of my young lad with the lady's hat, and I went direct for the life- belt, for I'm no swimmer myself. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  2. No misgiving about Sally had entered it, except so far as a swift thought followed the fear of mishap to one of them. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  3. I escaped, Thom's mishap warning me of the danger. - "Cattle and Cattle-breeders", William M'Combie.
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