What does the word blunder mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • a stupid mistake

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To err egregiously; act stupidly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Blunderer.

Usage examples for 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) by 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 by 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 by Harriet S. Caswell