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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A socially awkward or tactless act; The quality of being rustic or crude.

Usage examples (23)
  • Her cousin's gaucherie embarrassed her.
  • But he has allowed his enemies to represent him as a figure of immense gaucherie, cynicism, and stupidity.
  • "Is that an impertinence or a gaucherie?" she asked.
  • A lone primrose turned its flower away from this gaucherie. for more
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