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Noun: pratfall  'prat,fol
  1. A fall onto your buttocks
     
  2. An embarrassing mistake
    - blunder, blooper [N. Amer], bloomer, bungle, foul-up, flub [N. Amer], botch, boner [N. Amer, informal], boo-boo [informal], boob [Brit, informal], goof, blue [Austral, NZ]
Verb: pratfall  'prat,fol
  1. Make or have a pratfall

Derived forms: pratfalls, pratfalling

Type of: error, fall, fault, mistake, spill, tumble

Encyclopedia: Pratfall