gaucherie

Definitions of gaucherie
  1. noun
    the quality of being rustic or gauche
    synonyms: rusticity
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    Antonyms:
    urbanity
    the quality or character of life in a city or town
    type of:
    awkwardness, clumsiness, gracelessness, stiffness
    the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)
  2. noun
    a socially awkward or tactless act
    synonyms: faux pas, gaffe, slip, solecism
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    type of:
    bloomer, blooper, blunder, boo-boo, botch, bungle, flub, foul-up, pratfall
    an embarrassing mistake
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