lipography


lipography

lipography [li-pog-ruh-fee, lahy-] Word Origin noun

  1. unintentional omission in writing, as of a specific letter or syllable.

Origin of lipography First recorded in 1885–90; lipo-2 + -graphy Related formslip·o·graph·ic [lip-uh-graf-ik, lahy-puh-] /ˌlɪp əˈgræf ɪk, ˌlaɪ pə-/, adjective British Dictionary definitions for lipography lipography noun

  1. the accidental omission of words or letters in writing

Word Origin for lipography C19: from Greek lip-, stem of leipein to omit + -graphy

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