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A glitch is a small problem that may cause larger problems. Glitches are found in computer systems, websites, electronic and mechanical systems, schedules, plans, and negotiations.

  • A computer glitch caused a problem with her online order.
  • A temporary glitch in their plans caused a delay.
  • People were prevented from signing up for health insurance due to a few glitches in the website.
  • A sudden glitch in the negotiations between the two countries brought their discussions to a halt.
  • A glitch in the flight schedule disrupted air travel for a few hours.
  • There’s a glitch in the system.
  • This is just a glitch. It won’t take long to fix.


A glitch in the software caused some problems.

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This page was first published on October 26, 2013. It was updated on October 8, 2016.



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