Definition of gaffe in English:

gaffe

Syllabification: gaffe

noun

Origin

early 20th century: from French, literally 'boat hook'(from Provençal gaf: see gaff1), used colloquially to mean 'blunder'.

More definitions of gaffe

Definition of gaffe in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space