HyperDic: clanger

English > 1 sense of the word clanger:
NOUNactclangera conspicuous mistake whose effects seem to reverberate
English > clanger: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA conspicuous mistake whose effects seem to reverberate.
Example"he dropped a clanger"
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderblunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-booAn embarrassing mistake
Spanishcoladura, metedura de pata, plancha
Catalanplanxa, relliscada
Verbsclangmake a loud noise

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