blunder vs ejaculate what difference

what is difference between blunder and ejaculate

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.


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin ēiaculātus, perfect passive participle of ēiaculor (hurl, shoot out), from ē (out) + iaculor (throw, dart), from iaculum (a missile, a dart), from iaciō (to throw, to hurl).

Pronunciation

Verb
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪˈdʒæk.jʊ.leɪt/
  • (General American) enPR: ĭjăʹkyəlāt, IPA(key): /ɪˈdʒæk.jə.leɪt/
Noun
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪˈdʒæk.jʊ.lət/
  • (General American) enPR: ĭjăʹkyələt, IPA(key): /ɪˈdʒæk.jə.lət/
Hyphenation
  • Hyphenation: eja‧cu‧late

Verb

ejaculate (third-person singular simple present ejaculates, present participle ejaculating, simple past and past participle ejaculated)

  1. (transitive) To eject abruptly; to throw out suddenly and swiftly.
    Synonyms: eject, throw out
    • 1712, Richard Blackmore, Creation: A Philosophical Poem. Demonstrating the Existence and Providence of a God. In Seven Books, book I, London: Printed for S. Buckley, at the Dolphin in Little-Britain; and J[acob] Tonson, at Shakespear’s Head over-against Catherine-Street in the Strand, OCLC 731619916; 5th edition, Dublin: Printed by S. Powell, for G. Risk, G. Ewing, and W. Smith, in Dame’s-street, 1727, OCLC 728300884, page 7:
      The mighty Magnet from the Center darts / This ſtrong, tho’ ſubtile Force, thro’ all the Parts: / Its active Rays ejaculated thence, / Irradiate all the wide Circumference.
  2. (intransitive) To say abruptly.
    Synonym: blurt out
  3. (biology, transitive) To eject or suddenly throw fluid or some other substance from a duct or other body structure.
  4. (specifically, transitive and intransitive) Of a human being or other mammal: to forcibly eject from the urethra in response to sexual stimulation, in a male, semen; and, in a female, vaginal fluid.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:ejaculate

Related terms

  • ejaculation
  • ejaculator
  • ejaculatory
  • eject
  • ejection

Translations

Noun

ejaculate (countable and uncountable, plural ejaculates)

  1. Fluid or some other substance ejected or suddenly thrown from a duct or other body structure; specifically, semen or vaginal fluid ejected by a human being or other mammal during an ejaculation.

Translations

See also

  • shot spot

Further reading

  • ejaculate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • ejaculate in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

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