noun see lapse II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lapser — * Er ist ein Lapser. (Ermland.) – Frischbier2, 2306. Ein Dieb, aber auch ein Executor …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • lapser — See lapse. * * * …   Universalium

  • lapser — noun One who lapses …   Wiktionary

  • lapser — n. one who fails to reach an accepted standard, one who errs or makes a mistake …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lapser — laps·er …   English syllables

  • lapser — ˈlapsə(r) noun ( s) : one that lapses …   Useful english dictionary

  • lapse — lapser, n. /laps/, n., v., lapsed, lapsing. n. 1. an accidental or temporary decline or deviation from an expected or accepted condition or state; a temporary falling or slipping from a previous standard: a lapse of justice. 2. a slip or error,… …   Universalium

  • lapse — I. noun Etymology: Latin lapsus, from labi to slip more at sleep Date: 1526 1. a. a slight error typically due to forgetfulness or inattention < a lapse in table manners > b. a temporary deviation or fall especially from a higher to a lower state …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • renegade — n 1. defector, turncoat, recreant, ter giversator, Archaic. renegado; deserter, forsaker, ab dicator, abdicant; dropout, seceder, quitter, departer, leaver, bolter, runaway; traitor, betrayer, Inf. double crosser, Inf. double dealer, Sl. ratter,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • lapse — /læps / (say laps) noun 1. a slip or slight error: a lapse of concentration. 2. a failure or miscarriage through some fault, slip, or negligence: a lapse of justice. 3. a gliding or passing away, as of time: *She took that up after a lapse of two …   Australian English dictionary

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