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Idioms for clanger
- a blunder; faux pas.
- drop a clanger, to blunder.
Words nearby clanger
Example sentences from the Web for clanger
I had “dropped,” as we used to say in the R. A. F. in those days, “a tremendous clanger.”The Real James Bond: Ian Fleming’s Commandos Reviewed|Michael Korda|November 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The man whom the saloon-keeper had shot had but just been declared out of clanger and on the road to recovery.
But the mother was wise, and aware of the clanger, kept in her own hands the administrating of the medicine.Weighed and Wanting|George MacDonald
To add to the clanger, the gratings had been thrown overboard, and there was no way of confining the captives in the hold.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.