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con•tre•temps



Pronunciation: (kon'tru-tän"; Fr. kôntru-tän'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/contretemps.html on line 79 [key]
n.,
pl. -tempsPronunciation: (-tänz"; Fr. -tän'). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/contretemps.html on line 95 [key]

an inopportune occurrence; an embarrassing mischance: He caused a minor contretemps by knocking over his drink.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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