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Synonyms for blunder
ˈblʌn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    an embarrassing mistake

    Synonyms:
    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, goof(verb)

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

    "I blundered during the job interview"

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

  3. fumble, blunder(verb)

    make one's way clumsily or blindly

    "He fumbled towards the door"

    Synonyms:
    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, ejaculate(verb)

    utter impulsively

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. blunder(verb)

    To move blindly or clumsily.

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blunder

    Synonyms:
    error, mistake, misunderstanding, fault, oversight, inaccuracy, delusion, slip

    Antonyms:
    accuracy, truthfulness, exactness, correctness, faultlessness, ratification, atonement, foresight, prevention, hit, success, achievement, correction

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blunder(v. n.)

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

  2. blunder(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blunder(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    mistake, gaffe, error, stupidity

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How to use blunder in a sentence?

  1. Sanjay Jha:

    Modi's latest foreign policy disaster on China can be termed a Himalayan blunder.

  2. Benjamin Disraeli:

    Grief is the agony of an instant, the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    Does Secretary Clinton have the intelligence, the experience to be president? Of course she does but I do question her judgment, i question her judgment which voted for the war in Iraq, the worst foreign policy blunder in the history of this country.

  4. President Obama:

    The historic blunder of this administration is not leaving a stabilizing force behind in Iraq, i do not believe Syria would have spun out of control, certainly.ISIS rose from the defeated ashes of what was Al Qaeda in Iraq.

  5. Marianne Moore:

    When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized, but even when one can, appraisal seems chiefly useful as appraisal of the appraiser.


Translations for blunder

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  • تخبطArabic
  • груба грешка, правя груби грешки, пропуск, вървя слепешкатаBulgarian
  • einen Bock schießen, Schnitzer, Patzer, patzenGerman
  • σφάλμα, λάθος, παραδρομή, σφάλλωGreek
  • descache, garrafal, torpeza, metida de pata, tropiezo, error, meter la pata, condoro, deslizSpanish
  • kommellus, kömmähdys, munaus, haksahdus, kFinnish
  • faux pas, gaffe, maladresse, impair, bourdeFrench
  • baklövés, szarvashibaHungarian
  • abbaglio, andare alla cieca, cantonata, strafalcione, sbagliare, muoversi a tentoniItalian
  • へま, ポカJapanese
  • blunderDutch
  • erro, mico, gafe, confusãoPortuguese
  • лопухну́ться, прокол, ляп, лажа́ться, промах, [[двигаться]] [[на]] [[ощупь]], просчёт, [[двигаться]] [[ощупь, ляпсус, ля́пнуть, облажа́тьсяRussian
  • kiksSerbo-Croatian
  • blunder, tabbe, tavlaSwedish
  • hataTurkish
  • غلطیUrdu
  • pökönVolapük
  • 错误Chinese

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