clanger Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “clanger” in the English Dictionary

"clanger" in British English

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clangernoun [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.
(Definition of clanger from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clanger”
in Chinese (Simplified) 说错话, 失言…
in Chinese (Traditional) 說錯話, 失言…
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