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Definition of "blooper" [blooper]

  • Informal A clumsy mistake, especially one made in public; a faux pas. (noun)
  • Baseball A weakly hit ball that carries just beyond the infield. (noun)
  • Baseball A high pitch that is lobbed to the batter. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blooper" in a sentence
  • "My favorite "blooper" is that the tax specifically applies to the sale of magnesium wheels for cars."
  • "We’d love to see that blooper from the cameraman’s perspective."
  • "And don't forget when multinational forces raided a home several days after that video was released, they found what's been known as the blooper tape."