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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 blun·der /ˈblʌndɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blun·der v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blundered p. pr. & vb. n. Blundering.]
 1. To make a gross error or mistake; as, to blunder in writing or preparing a medical prescription.
 2. To move in an awkward, clumsy manner; to flounder and stumble.
    I was never distinguished for address, and have often even blundered in making my bow.   --Goldsmith.
 Yet knows not how to find the uncertain place,
 And blunders on, and staggers every pace.   --Dryden.
 To blunder on. (a) To continue blundering. (b) To find or reach as if by an accident involving more or less stupidity, -- applied to something desirable; as, to blunder on a useful discovery.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blun·der, v. t.
 1. To cause to blunder. [Obs.]  “To blunder an adversary.”
 2. To do or treat in a blundering manner; to confuse.
    He blunders and confounds all these together.   --Stillingfleet.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blun·der, n.
 1. Confusion; disturbance. [Obs.]
 2. A gross error or mistake, resulting from carelessness, stupidity, or culpable ignorance.
 Syn: -- Blunder, Error, Mistake, Bull.
 Usage: An error is a departure or deviation from that which is right or correct; as, an error of the press; an error of judgment. A mistake is the interchange or taking of one thing for another, through haste, inadvertence, etc.; as, a careless mistake.  A blunder is a mistake or error of a gross kind. It supposes a person to flounder on in his course, from carelessness, ignorance, or stupidity. A bull is a verbal blunder containing a laughable incongruity of ideas.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an embarrassing mistake [syn: blooper, bloomer, bungle,
           foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo]
      v 1: commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake; "I
           blundered during the job interview" [syn: sin, boob,
      2: make one's way clumsily or blindly; "He fumbled towards the
         door" [syn: fumble]
      3: utter impulsively; "He blurted out the secret"; "He
         blundered his stupid ideas" [syn: blurt out, blurt, blunder
         out, ejaculate]