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fender bender

fend·er bend·er
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fen-der ben-der]
    • /ˈfɛn dər ˈbɛn dər/
    • /ˈfen.dər ˈben.dər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fen-der ben-der]
    • /ˈfɛn dər ˈbɛn dər/

Definitions of fender bender words

  • noun fender bender a collision between motor vehicles in which there is only minor damage. 1
  • noun fender bender minor collision 1

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Origin of fender bender

First appearance:

before 1960
One of the 3% newest English words
First recorded in 1960-65

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Parts of speech for Fender bender

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fender bender popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

fender bender usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fender bender

noun fender bender

  • collision — A collision occurs when a moving object crashes into something.
  • crackup — a cracking up
  • demolishment — to destroy or ruin (a building or other structure), especially on purpose; tear down; raze.
  • head on — (of two objects) meeting with the fronts or heads foremost: a head-on collision.
  • head-on — (of two objects) meeting with the fronts or heads foremost: a head-on collision.

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