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clanger

noun [C] uk   /ˈklæŋ.ər/ us    // mainly UK informal
something that you say by accident that embarrasses or upsets someone: Claire dropped (= said) a clanger by joking about his dog that's been dead for three months.
Translations of “clanger”
in Chinese (Traditional) 說錯話, 失言…
in Chinese (Simplified) 说错话, 失言…
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