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

Sounds like: clangor, clangour

Derived forms: clangers

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

Encyclopedia: Clanger