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English definition of “bloomer”

bloomer

noun uk   /ˈbluː.mər/ us    /-mɚ/

bloomer noun (MISTAKE)

[C] UK old-fashioned slang a silly or embarrassing mistake that does not have serious resultsFaults and mistakes

bloomer noun (BREAD)

[C] UK a type of large loaf of bread that has sloping cuts on the topBread

bloomer noun (CLOTHING)

bloomers [plural] in the past, large, loose underwear worn below the waist by womenUnderwear in the past, long, loose trousers made to fit tightly around the ankles, worn by women under a skirt or for sportUnderwear
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