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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a social blunder; faux pas.

Origin of gaffe:

1905–10; < F: blunder, prob. fig. use of gaffegaff1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie(noun)

    a socially awkward or tactless act


  1. gaffe(Noun)

    A foolish and embarrassing error, especially one made in public.

  2. Origin: From gaffe.

Translations for gaffe

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


something which ought not to have been said, done etc, a blunder.

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