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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All too often, traffic comes to a grinding halt because of a simple fender-bender that needlessly impedes progress, far exceeding the minor nature of the vehicular bump.
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It's like the wave of brake lights that marches up a line of traffic after a fender-bender on a busy highway," CfA co-author Randall Smith said.
I was in a fender-bender here in Nashville, but I am all good.
Fortunately, the accident was only a fender-bender, but the damages on both cars were noticeable.
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NORTHBORO - The world famous Harlem Globetrotters received an assist from the state police Tuesday morning after the team bus was involved in a fender-bender on Interstate 290 east.
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For that kind of time spent in traffic, it pays to have a reliable car: something spacious enough for comfort, small enough to get good gas mileage and durable enough to withstand the occasional fender-bender.
Amad Hussein Mohammed 25, and Mohammed Naved Ashraf, 27, had come out of their cars to inspect the damage from a minor early morning fender-bender when another car, reportedly being driven at high speed, rammed into them, crushing their legs between the two vehicles.
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