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Noun: clanger  klang-u(r)
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. A conspicuous mistake whose effects seem to reverberate
    "he dropped a clanger"

Sounds like: clangor, clangour

Derived forms: clangers

Type of: bloomer [informal], blooper [N. Amer, informal], blue [Austral, NZ, informal], blunder, boner [N. Amer, informal], boob [Brit, informal], boo-boo [informal], botch, bungle, flub [N. Amer, informal], foul-up, goof [informal], pratfall [informal]

Encyclopedia: Clanger