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clanger

noun, British

Synonyms and Antonyms of clanger

  1. an unintentional departure from truth or accuracy <a newsreader who memorably dropped a clanger when she referred to Robert Burns as an English poet> Synonyms blunder, bobble, boob [British], boo-boo, brick, error [British], clinker, fault, flub, fluff, fumble, gaff, gaffe, goof, inaccuracy, lapse, miscue, misstep, mistake, oversight, screwup, slip, slipup, stumble, tripRelated Words bloomer, blooper, boner, howler, pratfall; foul-up, snafu; misapprehension, miscalculation, miscomprehension, misconception, misconstruction, miscue, misdescription, misimpression, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misreading, misstatement, misunderstandingNear Antonyms accuracy, correctness, exactitude, exactness, preciseness, precision, strictness; inerrancy, infallibility, perfection




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