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.

fender-bender

n
informal US a minor collision between motor vehicles
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fender-bender - a collision between motor vehicles that produces minor damage
collision - an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object; "three passengers were killed in the collision"; "the collision of the two ships resulted in a serious oil spill"
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fender-bender

n (US inf) → kleiner Blechschaden
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