Meaning of blooper

bloop•er

Pronunciation: (bl'pur), [key]
— n.
  1. an embarrassing mistake, as one spoken over the radio or TV.
  2. a receiving set that generates from its antenna radio-frequency signals that interfere with other nearby receivers.
    1. Also calledlooper.a fly ball that carries just beyond the infield.
    2. a pitched ball with backspin, describing a high arc in flight.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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