fender bender


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fend·er-bend·er

or fender bender (fĕn′dər-bĕn′dər)
n. Informal
A collision involving motor vehicles that results in minor damage.

fend′er bend`er



n.
Informal. a collision between motor vehicles involving only minor damage.
[1960–65]
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An accident - even one as small as a fender bender - could affect the cost of your auto insurance premium, so we encourage everyone to drive safely.
The weary JetHawks, whose 450 miles of combined travel Monday night and Tuesday included a half-hour road repair delay and a fender bender that added another 40 minutes to their trip, defeated the Stockton Ports 1-0 at Billy Hebert Field.
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The driver in the parked truck, William Garrett of Jacksonville, brought suit against Commercial Carrier Corporation, claiming that he had suffered permanent neck injuries requiring surgery and that the fender bender incident had rendered him disabled and unable to work.
It was about 105 degrees, and I had been in a fender bender, so I decided to take a different route to my insurance agent's office.
The two have a fender bender while both are on the way to court, Gavin to prove that his firm should retain control over a multimillion-dollar charity, Doyle for a custody hearing.
Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Traffic Division were busy responding to one fender bender after another Monday, about twice the normal number of crashes, said Officer Ed Ruffalo.
Around every curve awaits road work, a fender bender, a lost truck or a little old man in a Cadillac, any one of which can bring traffic to a complete stop on a road too narrow to turn around on.
A white flamingo spotted outside the Los Angeles Zoo Friday afternoon probably had nothing to do with a fender bender collision in the same area at about the same time, a CHP officer said.
When asked what could ruin a summer road trip, Americans said a fender bender (74 percent) and a flat tire (49 percent) were the top two mishaps.
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