faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie(noun)
a socially awkward or tactless act
A foolish and embarrassing error, especially one made in public.
Origin: From gaffe.
The numerical value of gaffe in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of gaffe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Now we're being policed by what seems like an alien force, huge gaffe on New Year's Eve.
I continue to support this government and Tsipras until the end but I have red lines. Since the minister recognizes that he made a huge gaffe, he should go home.
He's revealing who he is. This isn't some gaffe or accident, he had ample opportunity over the weekend to retract, to soften, to move away. Instead, he doubled down.
The brand which will suffer the most from Steve Harvey’s gaffe at the Miss Universe contest is Steve Harvey, what a terrible mistake. For Miss Columbia, one can only feel sympathy and feel bad for her. One can only imagine the pain and wide range of emotions she is feeling. I think the whole world feels bad for her, and I am sure there are many brands who are rooting for her.
The brand which will suffer the most from Steve Harvey’s gaffe at the Miss Universe contest is Steve Harvey, what a terrible mistake. Viewers seemed to agree. They took to Twitter to poke fun at the Family Feud host's mix up. — Olivia Jansen( @OliviaJansen95) December 21, 2015 — Lauren Vizza( @laurenmvizza) December 21, 2015 — Greg Johnson( @TornadoGreg) December 21, 2015 However, Alec Shankman, head of alternative programming digital media at Abrams Artists Agency, believe there will be no long-term impact on Harvey's career.
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