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Synonyms for blunder
ˈblʌn dərblun·der

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Wiktionary3.0 / 2 votes

  1. blunderverb

    To move blindly or clumsily.

    goof, stumble, faux pas, boo-boo, blooper, fluff, lapse, error, thinko, slip, mistake, gaffe

Princeton's WordNet1.3 / 3 votes

  1. blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-booverb

    an embarrassing mistake

    bloomer, blunderer, botcher, pratfall, butcher, bungler, blooper, stumbler, fumbler, foul-up, flub, boo-boo, bumbler, sad sack, bungle, botch, boner

  2. drop the ball, sin, blunder, boob, goofverb

    commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake

    "I blundered during the job interview"

    blurt, blurt out, goof, boob, blunder out, ejaculate, trespass, drop the ball, fumble, sin, transgress

  3. fumble, blunderverb

    make one's way clumsily or blindly

    "He fumbled towards the door"

    blurt out, botch, bungle, grope, sin, muck up, blunder out, mishandle, bumble, botch up, goof, blow, fumble, flub, ball up, bollocks up, bollocks, mess up, louse up, screw up, spoil, muff, boob, blurt, foul up, drop the ball, fluff, ejaculate, bobble, bollix up, bollix, bodge

  4. blurt out, blurt, blunder out, blunder, ejaculateverb

    utter impulsively

    "He blurted out the secret"; "He blundered his stupid ideas"

    ejaculate, goof, blurt out, blunder out, boob, drop the ball, fumble, sin, blurt

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. blunderverb

    mistake (grossly), err (from want of care), make a bull

  2. blundernoun

    mistake (of the grossest kind), error (from thoughtlessness), gross mistake, bull

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. blundernoun

    bull, error, mistake, impropriety, slip, solecism, faux pas

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "blunder":

    mistake, gaffe, error, stupidity

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How to use blunder in a sentence?

  1. Patrick Morrisey:

    President Biden's promise that America wants to take radical, transformational and too rapid reductions in carbon and carbon emissions by the end of the decade is a colossal domestic and foreign policy blunder of epic proportions.

  2. Joseph Addison:

    An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.

  3. Ted Cruz:

    Senator Rubio emphatically supported Hillary Clinton in toppling (Muammar) Qaddafi in Libya. I think that made no sense, the terrorist attack that occurred in Benghazi was a direct result of that massive foreign policy blunder.

  4. Richard Blumenthal:

    The long and short is the Saudis need to come to their senses, they have committed a humongous blunder very much against their own economic and security interests as well as ours. The only apparent purpose of this cut in oil supplies is to help the Russians and harm Americans. It was unprovoked and unforced as an error.

  5. Jim Gilmore:

    He is terrible at explaining his foreign policy and shows itevery day he campaigns, today’s blunder about Putinis just another example.

Translations for blunder

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  • تخبطArabic
  • груба грешка, пропуск, вървя слепешката, правя груби грешкиBulgarian
  • patzen, Patzer, einen Bock schießen, SchnitzerGerman
  • σφάλλω, σφάλμα, λάθος, παραδρομήGreek
  • metida de pata, tropiezo, error, meter la pata, torpeza, desliz, garrafal, descache, condoroSpanish
  • munaus, k, haksahdus, kömmähdys, kommellusFinnish
  • maladresse, bourde, faux pas, gaffe, impairFrench
  • szarvashiba, baklövésHungarian
  • strafalcione, cantonata, sbagliare, muoversi a tentoni, andare alla cieca, abbaglioItalian
  • へま, ポカJapanese
  • blunderDutch
  • confusão, erro, mico, gafePortuguese
  • ляпсус, ля́пнуть, лопухну́ться, облажа́ться, [[двигаться]] [[ощупь, просчёт, [[двигаться]] [[на]] [[ощупь]], промах, лажа́ться, ляп, проколRussian
  • kiksSerbo-Croatian
  • tavla, tabbe, blunderSwedish
  • การทำพลาดThai
  • hataTurkish
  • غلطیUrdu
  • pökönVolapük
  • 错误Chinese

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