Definitions for gaffegæf

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    a socially awkward or tactless act

Wiktionary

  1. gaffe(Noun)

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

  2. Origin: From gaffe.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ronn Torossian:

    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.

  2. Ronn Torossian:

    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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