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FAUX PAS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does faux pas mean? 

FAUX PAS (noun)
  The noun FAUX PAS has 1 sense:

1. a socially awkward or tactless act

  Familiarity information: FAUX PAS used as a noun is very rare.


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FAUX PAS (noun)


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Meaning:

A socially awkward or tactless act

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

faux pas; gaffe; slip; solecism; gaucherie

Hypernyms ("faux pas" is a kind of...):

bloomer; blooper; blunder; boner; boo-boo; botch; bungle; flub; foul-up; fuckup; pratfall (an embarrassing mistake)


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