Typographical error

mistake made in typing printed material

A typographical error or typo is a word that has been spelt wrong by accident. There are a few ways to make a typo:

  1. Hitting the wrong key while typing. Example: "Tom amd Jane are friends."
  2. Pressing the keys in the wrong order. Example: "Tom nad Jane are friends."
  3. Forgetting to press a key. Example "Tom nd Jane are friends."
  4. Holding a key too long, causing a letting to be typed twice. Example "Tom andd Jane are friends."