clanger

US ['klæŋər]
UK ['klæŋə(r)]
  • n.明显且令人难堪的错误
  • Web过失;明显的错误;大错
Plural Form:clangers  
clanger
n.
1.
明显且令人难堪的错误an obvious and embarrassing mistake
Mentioning her ex-husband was a bit of a clanger.
提及她的前夫是有点令人难堪的失言。
He was always dropping clangers(= making embarrassing mistakes or remarks) .
他总是出岔子,令人十分尴尬。

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