gaucherie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French gaucherie

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɡoʊʃəˈɹiː/

Noun[edit]

gaucherie (countable and uncountable, plural gaucheries)

  1. (countable) A socially tactless or awkward act.
  2. (uncountable) Lack of tact; tactlessness; awkwardness.