glitch glitch  /ɡ ˈlɪtʃ/


  • (n) a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine


  1. Some failures are accidents; a computer glitch here, an unexpected difficulty there.
  2. The Edwards campaign and its supporters made matters worse by claiming that a technical glitch, not Marcotte, had brought the controversial posts down.
  3. Syesha starts off with a glitch, singing off beat, but since most of the voting audience has never heard Starlight Express , no foul.


  1. Glitch stops DC students from using Metro passes

    A technical glitch affected hundreds of D.C. students who use special passes to ride Metro, and some students were told incorrectly that they needed to add money or were improperly charged.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: NBC 12 Richmond

  2. Computer glitch affects county schools to the tune of $400,000

    More than $400,000 had to be repaid by Pittsburg County schools because of a county computer glitch, according to Pittsburg County Treasurer Donna Scrivner
    on June 18, 2013     Source: McAlester News-Capital

  3. Glitch Affecting Columbia Online Water Billing

    City of Columbia officials tell us they are experiencing some sort of technical glitch that is keeping people from paying their water bills online.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WLTX-TV Columbia


  1. "We came up here with a very long list of objectives, and although we encountered a glitch or two along the way, we've managed to achieve them all," Ferguson said in a series of TV interviews.
    on Nov 29, 2008 By: Christopher Ferguson Source: FOXNews

  2. "Obviously, Toyota has been an extraordinary automaker for a very long time, and I suspect that they will continue to be, despite this recent glitch," Obama said.
    on Feb 12, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Japan Times

  3. "Today we have seen that there was a glitch in the system that was exploited by someone who I think got round five successive risk control systems so who was without doubt a genius of fraud," Noyer said.
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: Christian Noyer Source: TVNZ

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