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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclangerclang‧er /ˈklæŋə $ -ər/ noun [countable usually singular] 🔊 🔊 EMBARRASSED British English informal a silly or embarrassing mistake 🔊 I can’t help noticing the occasional clanger in war films. 🔊 He’s being blamed for dropping a massive political clanger (=making a silly or embarrassing remark).
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clangerBut then young Charlie dropped the biggest clanger of his racing life.Today that strong man was shown to have dropped a massive political clanger.
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