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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