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[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).


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