Synonyms and Antonyms of clinker
1 an unintentional departure from truth or accuracy a documentary that had such clinkers as a reference to Iran as an Arab nation Synonyms of clinker blunder, bobble, boob [British], boo-boo, brick, clanger [British], error, fault, flub, fluff, fumble, gaff, gaffe, goof, inaccuracy, lapse, miscue, misstep, mistake, oversight, screwup, slip, slipup, stumble, tripWords Related to clinker bloomer, blooper, boner, howler, pratfall; foul-up, snafu; misapprehension, miscalculation, miscomprehension, misconception, misconstruction, miscue, misdescription, misimpression, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misreading, misstatement, misunderstandingNear Antonyms of clinker accuracy, correctness, exactitude, exactness, preciseness, precision, strictness; inerrancy, infallibility, perfection
2 something that has failed all of the toy company's new offerings for the Christmas season proved to be clinkers Synonyms of clinker bomb, bummer, bust, catastrophe, failure, clunker, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, fiasco, fizzle, flop, frost, lemon, loser, miss, shipwreck, turkey, washoutWords Related to clinker also-ran, disappointment, dog, has-been, near miss; botch, hash, mess, muddle, shambles; nonevent; nonstarterNear Antonyms of clinker corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, phenomenonAntonyms of clinker blockbuster, hit, smash, success, winner
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