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bloomernoun

uk   /ˈbluː.mər/  us   /-mɚ/

bloomer noun (MISTAKE)

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

bloomer noun (BREAD)

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

bloomer noun (CLOTHING)

bloomers [plural] in the past, large, loose underwear worn below the waist by women in the past, long, loose trousers made to fit tightly around the ankles, worn by women under a skirt or for sports
Translations of “bloomer”
in Chinese (Traditional) 錯誤, 愚蠢的小錯誤, 出醜…
in Chinese (Simplified) 错误, 愚蠢的小错误, 出丑…
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