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1. gaffe

noun. ['ˈgæf'] a socially awkward or tactless act.

Synonyms

  • flub
  • botch
  • slip
  • fuckup
  • solecism
  • boner
  • blunder
  • foul-up
  • bloomer
  • boo-boo
  • gaucherie
  • bungle
  • pratfall
  • blooper

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • overgarment
  • better
  • remember

Etymology

  • gaffe (French)
  • gaf (Old Provençal (to 1500))

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Rhymes with Gaffe

  • unitaf
  • sielaff
  • carafe
  • behalf
  • staph
  • staff
  • skaff
  • scaff
  • graph
  • graff
  • graf
  • graeff
  • graefe
  • graef
  • giraffe
  • fraph
  • braff
  • assaf
  • yaffe
  • taffe
  • taff
  • shaff
  • schaff
  • raff
  • raf
  • pfaff
  • paff
  • naff
  • laugh
  • laff

How do you pronounce gaffe?

Pronounce gaffe as gæf.

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Sentences with gaffe


1. Noun, singular or mass
The occasional gaffe is nothing to worry about, but chronic clumsiness may mean your cat's sick.

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