HyperDic: pratfall

English > 2 senses of the word pratfall:
NOUNactpratfalla fall onto your buttocks
actpratfall, blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-booan embarrassing mistake
pratfall > pronunciation
Rhymesalbuterol ... windfall: 100 rhymes with aol...
English > pratfall: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA fall onto your buttocks.
Broaderspill, tumble, fallA sudden drop from an upright position
English > pratfall: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn embarrassing mistake.
Synonymsblunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo
NarrowerbobbleThe momentary juggling of a batted or thrown baseball
bullA serious and ludicrous blunder
clangerA conspicuous mistake whose effects seem to reverberate
faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherieA socially awkward or tactless act
fluffA blunder (especially an actor's forgetting the lines)
fumble, muff(sports) dropping the ball
howlerA glaring blunder
snafuAn acronym often used by soldiers in World War II
spectacleA blunder that makes you look ridiculous
trip, trip-up, stumble, misstepAn unintentional but embarrassing blunder
Broadermistake, error, faultA wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
Spanishblooper, boner, buñuelo, cagada, caída, cantada, cante, chapucear, chapucería, chapuza, disparate, embrollo, equivocación, error, estropeo, flub, gazapatón, gazapo, metedura de pata, patinazo, patochada, pifia, plancha
Catalanboner, bunyol, espifiada, flub, nyap, pífia

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