(a) [C] unlucky accident(usu not serious) 不幸事故（通常不严重）
*arrive home after many mishaps 历经种种不幸後回到家中
* We had a slight mishap with the car, eg a puncture. 我们的汽车出了点小事儿（如轮胎扎破）.
(b) [U] bad luck 坏运气; 不幸
*Our journey ended without (further) mishap. 我们的旅程（後来）一路平安.
n [U and C]
[Date: 1300-1400; Origin: mis- + hap ( HAPPY)]
a small accident or mistake that does not have very serious results
I had a slight mishap with one of the glasses.
a series of mishaps
Only one horse finished the course without mishap.
1. Trains run on schedule without mishap. 列车运行安全正点。