AskDefine | Define gaucherie

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1 the quality of being rustic or gauche [syn: rusticity]
2 a socially awkward or tactless act [syn: faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip]

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  1. A socially tactless or awkward act.
  2. Lack of tact; tactlessness; awkwardness.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bad job, bevue, blunder, bobble, boggle, bonehead play, boner, boo-boo, botch, bungle, clumsy performance, error, etourderie, flub, fluff, foozle, fumble, hash, mess, miscue, mistake, muff, off day, sad work, slip, stumble, trip
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