gaffe definition

  • noun:
    • A clumsy social mistake; a faux pas: "The excursion had in the eyes already been a monstrous gaffe, a breach of sensibility and good taste” ( Mary McCarthy).
    • A blatant error or misjudgment.
    • A foolish and embarrassing error, specifically one manufactured in public.
    • A socially awkward or tactless act.
    • a socially embarrassing or tactless work
    • A clumsy social error; a faux pas: "The excursion had in his eyes been a monstrous gaffe, a breach of sensibility and good taste” ( Mary McCarthy).
    • A blatant error or misjudgment.
    • A foolish and embarrassing error, specifically one made in public.
    • A socially embarrassing or tactless work.
    • a socially embarrassing or tactless work
    • A clumsy social error; a faux pas: "The excursion had inside the eyes already been a monstrous gaffe, a breach of sensibility and great taste” ( Mary McCarthy).
    • A blatant blunder or misjudgment.
    • A clumsy social mistake; a faux pas: "The adventure had inside the eyes already been a monstrous gaffe, a breach of sensibility and great taste” ( Mary McCarthy).
    • A blatant blunder or misjudgment.
    • A foolish and embarrassing error, specifically one produced in general public.
    • A socially uncomfortable or tactless work.
    • a socially uncomfortable or tactless work
    • A foolish and embarrassing mistake, specifically one made in general public.
    • A socially uncomfortable or tactless work.
    • a socially awkward or tactless work

Related Sources

  • Definition for "gaffe"
    • A clumsy social mistake; a faux pas: "The…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "gaffe"
  • Quotes for "gaffe"
    • "A gaffe in Washington is someone…"
    • View More
  • Urban Dictionary for "gaffe"
    • A social blunder, usually verbal.
    • View More
257 votes

How would you define gaffe?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!