Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: blunder
IPA transcription: [bl'ʌndɚ]
Pronunciations of blunder
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo
    Meaning: an embarrassing mistake
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: drop_the_ball, sin, blunder, boob, goof
    Meaning: commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake; "I blundered during the job interview"
Usage examples
  • But Kerensky made a fatal blunder.
  • It is only nature makes the blunder of giving the sharpest swords the weakest scabbards.
  • "It was the only place I could think of your Majesty," added the Soldier, fearing he had made a blunder.
  • She was so abashed at her blunder, that she looked absolutely imploring, and Mr. Denis Oglethorpe smiled again.
  • "One of the lower-deck loading ports could be left unlocked, by carelessness, and he could blunder overboard at about five thousand feet." He watched Harrington make a deceptively pointless-looking move.
  • Here, however, the light was invisible, and Sarka flew on in fear that somehow his aircars would blunder into it, and be destroyed--for that the blue light was an agent of ghastly destruction became instantly apparent.
  • It so happened, too, that just that instant there was not a sound in the room, so everyone heard the blunder. General Phillips straightened back in his chair, and his little son gave a smothered giggle--for which he should have been sent to bed at once. But that was not all!
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Revolt of the Admirals, License CC BY-SA 4.0