Definition of clanger in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈklaŋə/


British informal
An absurd or embarrassing blunder: the minister had dropped a massive political clanger
More example sentences
  • In an embarrassing clanger, it seems they massively misjudged the scale of the fine they would receive.
  • She said: ‘This is a basic error and a real clanger.’
  • Let's look at the clangers the Council has dropped.

Words that rhyme with clanger

banger, ganger, hangar, hanger, haranguer, Sanger, Stavanger

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