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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gaffe mean? 

GAFFE (noun)
  The noun GAFFE has 1 sense:

1. a socially awkward or tactless act

  Familiarity information: GAFFE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

GAFFE (noun)

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A socially awkward or tactless act

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Nouns denoting acts or actions


faux pas; gaffe; slip; solecism; gaucherie

Hypernyms ("gaffe" is a kind of...):

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

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