blunder

Part of speech: noun

a stupid mistake

Part of speech: verb

To err egregiously; act stupidly.

Part of speech: noun

Blunderer.

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Usage examples "blunder":

  1. I can't help laughing at my blunder,- the two people I had promised myself should fall desperately in love with each other, and who will scarcely meet." - "Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)", Charles Lever.
  2. " Indeed he will, if able to walk across the road into the chapel, and will forget no word of the service, and make no blunder in the ceremony. - "La Vendée An Historical Romance", Anthony Trollope.
  3. When the error was pointed out to him, he looked up with a perplexed countenance, saying; " It is the weather: nothing else would have caused me to make such a blunder." - "Stories and Sketches", Harriet S. Caswell.