blooper vs blunder what difference

what is difference between blooper and blunder

English

Etymology

bloop +‎ -er, of US origin.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbluːpə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈblupɚ/
  • Rhymes: -uːpə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: bloop‧er

Noun

blooper (plural bloopers)

  1. (informal) A blunder, an error.
    Synonyms: boo-boo, faux pas, fluff, gaffe, lapse, mistake, slip, stumble; see also Thesaurus:error
  2. (baseball, slang) A fly ball that is weakly hit just over the infielders. [19th c.]
    Synonyms: banjo hit, flare, Texas leaguer
  3. (film, informal) A filmed or videotaped outtake that has recorded an amusing accident and/or mistake.
  4. (nautical) A gaff-rigged fore-and-aft sail set from and aft of the aftmost mast of a square-rigged ship; a spanker.
  5. (US, dated) A radio which interferes with other radios, causing them to bloop (squeal loudly). [from 1926]
  6. (US, military, slang) The Vietnam-era M79 grenade launcher (due to its distinctive report).

Derived terms

  • blooper reel

Translations

See also

  • (filmed or videotaped outtake): gag reel (compilation of outtakes)

References

Further reading

  • blooper on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • blooper (disambiguation) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • spanker (sail) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • probole

Spanish

Noun

blooper m (plural bloopers)

  1. blooper


English

Etymology

From Middle English blunder, blonder (disturbance, strife), from Middle English blundren, blondren (verb), which itself is partly from Middle English blondren, a frequentative form of Middle English blonden, blanden (“to mix; mix up”; corresponding to blend +‎ -er); and partly from Middle English blundren, a frequentative form of Middle English blunden (to stagger; stumble), from Old Norse blunda (to shut the eyes; doze).

Cognates include Norwegian blunda (to shut the eyes; doze), dialectal Swedish blundra (to act blindly or rashly), Danish blunde (to blink) or blunde (to take a nap). Related to English blind.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈblʌn.də(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈblʌn.dɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ʌndə(ɹ)

Noun

blunder (plural blunders)

  1. A clumsy or embarrassing mistake.
  2. (chess) A very bad move, usually caused by some tactical oversight.

Synonyms

  • (error): blooper, goof, see also Thesaurus:error

Derived terms

  • blunderfest
  • blundersome

Descendants

  • Dutch: blunder
  • Swedish: blunder

Translations

Verb

blunder (third-person singular simple present blunders, present participle blundering, simple past and past participle blundered)

  1. (intransitive) To make a clumsy or stupid mistake.
  2. (intransitive) To move blindly or clumsily.
    • October 6, 1759, Oliver Goldsmith, The Bee No. 1
      I was never distinguished for address, and have often even blundered in making my bow.
    • blunders on, and staggers every pace
  3. (transitive) To cause to make a mistake.
    • 1714, Humphry Ditton, A discourse concerning the resurrection of Jesus Christ
      To blunder an adversary.
  4. (transitive) To do or treat in a blundering manner; to confuse.
    • 1676, Edward Stillingfleet, A Defence of the Discourse Concerning the Idolatry Practised in the Church of Rome
      He blunders and confounds all these together.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Ledburn, bundler

Danish

Verb

blunder

  1. present of blunde

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʏn.dər/
  • Hyphenation: blun‧der
  • Rhymes: -ʏndər

Etymology 1

Borrowed from English blunder, from Middle English blonder, blundur (disturbance, strife), from Old Norse blunda (to shut the eyes). Related to blind.

Noun

blunder m (plural blunders, diminutive blundertje n)

  1. A blunder, serious error or mistake.
Related terms
  • blunderen

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

blunder

  1. first-person singular present indicative of blunderen
  2. imperative of blunderen

Anagrams

  • brulden

Swedish

Etymology

From English blunder.

Noun

blunder c

  1. blunder; clumsy mistake

Declension

Further reading

  • blunder in Svensk ordbok.

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