[ bloo-per ]
/ ˈblu pər /
Informal. an embarrassing mistake, as one spoken over the radio or TV.
Radio. a receiving set that generates from its antenna radio-frequency signals that interfere with other nearby receivers.
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British Dictionary definitions for blooper
/ (ˈbluːpə) /
informal, mainly US and Canadian a blunder; bloomer; stupid mistake
Word Origin for blooper
C20: from bloop (imitative of an embarrassing sound) + -er 1
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