Definition of fender bender in English:

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fender bender

Pronunciation: /ˈfendər ˌbendər/


North American informal
A minor collision between motor vehicles.
Example sentences
  • He beat up two elderly men in a Maryland suburb in 1999 after a minor fender bender and two years later reached an out-of-court settlement with two women who accused him of assaulting them in a restaurant in the nation's capital.
  • You probably remember it - a woman claimed that she had gotten in a minor fender bender with a man in California.
  • I had had a fender bender with the jet parked to my left.

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Syllabification: fend·er bend·er

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