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English definition of “howler”


noun [C]     /ˈhaʊ.lər/ US  /-lɚ/
a stupid and obvious mistake , especially in something that someone says or writes: I called her by the name of his first wife , which was a bit of a howler.Faults and mistakes
(Definition of howler noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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