Definition of Blunder

1. Noun. An embarrassing mistake.




2. Verb. Commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake. "I blundered during the job interview"
Exact synonyms: Boob, Drop The Ball, Goof, Sin
Generic synonyms: Breach, Break, Go Against, Infract, Offend, Transgress, Violate
Derivative terms: Blunderer, Boob, Goof, Goof

3. Verb. Make one's way clumsily or blindly. "He fumbled towards the door"
Exact synonyms: Fumble
Generic synonyms: Go Across, Go Through, Pass

4. Verb. Utter impulsively. "They blunder that there was a traffic accident "; "He blundered his stupid ideas"
Exact synonyms: Blunder Out, Blurt, Blurt Out, Ejaculate
Generic synonyms: Mouth, Speak, Talk, Utter, Verbalise, Verbalize
Derivative terms: Ejaculation, Ejaculator

Definition of Blunder

1. v. i. To make a gross error or mistake; as, to blunder in writing or preparing a medical prescription.

2. v. t. To cause to blunder.

3. n. Confusion; disturbance.

Definition of Blunder

1. Noun. A clumsy or embarrassing mistake. ¹

2. Verb. To make a stupid mistake. ¹

3. Verb. To move blindly or clumsily. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blunder

1. to make a mistake [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blunder

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bluiest
bluing
bluings
bluish
bluish green
bluishly
bluishness
bluishnesses
blume
blumed
blumes
bluming
blumpkins
blunder (current term)
blunder out
blunderbush
blunderbushes
blunderbuss
blunderbusses
blundered
blunderer
blunderers
blunderful
blunderhead
blunderheads
blunderin'
blundering
blunderingly

Literary usage of Blunder

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1. Review of Reviews and World's Work by Albert Shaw (1904)
"Baltic Fleet's has come to involving all Europe was blunder. ... illustrated in the latter part of October by the blunder of the Russian Baltic i fleet in ..."

2. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by J(ohn) Payne Collier (1866)
"Ritson makes a strange blunder (Bibl Poet. 108,) when he splits this single ... 2826) took his word for it, but he made the blunder more obvious by placing ..."

3. Homerica, Emendations and Elucidations of the Odyssey by Thomas Leyden Agar (1908)
"It is a mere blunder. Let us restore the older form of the 3rd sing, subj., and give bwk to Homer the long-lost but true reading ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1858)
"In fact, he merely draws the distinction between the materials and their treatment by the writer I The blunder was pointed out long ago in the ..."

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