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Noun: bloomer  bloo-mu(r)
  1. A flower that blooms in a particular way
    "a night bloomer"
  2. An embarrassing mistake
    - blunder, blooper [N. Amer], bungle, pratfall, foul-up, flub [N. Amer], botch, boner [N. Amer, informal], boo-boo [informal], boob [Brit, informal], blue [Austral, NZ], goof

Derived forms: bloomers

Type of: error, fault, flower, mistake

Encyclopedia: Bloomer, Stephen