[goh-shuh-ree; French gohshuh-ree] /ˌgoʊ ʃəˈri; French goʊʃəˈri/
noun, plural gaucheries
[goh-shuh-reez; French gohshuh-ree] /ˌgoʊ ʃəˈriz; French goʊʃəˈri/ (Show IPA)
lack of social grace, sensitivity, or acuteness; awkwardness; crudeness; tactlessness.
an act, movement, etc., that is socially graceless, awkward, or tactless.
/ˌɡəʊʃəˈriː; ˈɡəʊʃərɪ; French ɡoʃri/
the quality of being gauche
a gauche act
1798, from French gaucherie, from gauche (see gauche).
[gou-choh; Spanish gou-chaw] /ˈgaʊ tʃoʊ; Spanish ˈgaʊ tʃɔ/ noun, plural gauchos [gou-chohz; Spanish gou-chaws] /ˈgaʊ tʃoʊz; Spanish ˈgaʊ tʃɔs/ (Show IPA) 1. a native cowboy of the South American pampas, usually of mixed Spanish and Indian ancestry. 2. gauchos, Also called gaucho pants. wide, calf-length trousers for men or women modeled after the trousers worn […]
[gawd] /gɔd/ noun 1. a showy ornament or trinket. /ɡɔːd/ noun 1. an article of cheap finery; trinket; bauble n. late 14c., “jest, joke, prank, trick;” also “fraud, deception, trick, artifice.” Also “large, ornamental bead in a rosary” (mid-14c.); a bauble, trinket, plaything” (mid-15c.). In some senses, from gaudy (n.) (see gaudy). In some, from […]
- Gaudeamus igitur
/ˌɡaʊdɪˈɑːmʊs ˈɪɡɪˌtʊə; ˌɡɔːdɪˈeɪməs ˈɪdʒɪtə/ interjection 1. let us therefore rejoice
[gaw-duh-ree] /ˈgɔ də ri/ noun, plural gauderies. 1. ostentatious show. 2. finery; gaudy or showy things: a fashionable dandy and his gaudery. /ˈɡɔːdərɪ/ noun (pl) -eries 1. cheap finery or display