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gaffe

Synonyms of gaffe in English:

noun

  • I made some real gaffes at work
    indiscretion, impropriety, breach of etiquette, miscalculation, gaucherie, solecism;
    Frenchfaux pas;
    informal slip-up, howler, boo-boo, boner, botch, fluff, fail
    British informal boob, bloomer, clanger
    North American informal blooper, bloop, goof
    British informal , dated floater
    vulgar slang fuck-up
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