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gauche

División en sílabas: gauche
Pronunciación: /ɡōSH
 
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Definición de gauche en inglés:

adjetivo

Lacking ease or grace; unsophisticated and socially awkward.
Example sentences
  • Wandering downstairs, I saw a gauche teenager sat on the bench seat near the exit - just him and a camera case on a seat for three.
  • The former claimed he had stolen their patter, the latter that his vulgar, earthy humour was the contradictory métier of a gauche social climber.
  • There were awkward speeches saying kind and clumsy things, gauche jokes and real fondness.
Sinónimos
lacking in social grace(s), unsophisticated, uncultured, uncultivated, unrefined, raw, inexperienced, unworldly

Origen

mid 18th century: French, literally 'left'.

Derivados

gauchely

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • As for him, he is in fine form, gauchely approaching me with hand outstretched, his enormous blue eyes, rosy cheeks and slight, boyish frame belying the fact that he turned 32 in July.
  • He combined his Gothic physical persona with a set of gauchely theatrical mannerisms, a non-stop performance of poetical sensitivity.
  • It seems almost gauchely obvious to complain.

gaucheness

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Adam is clearly a failed superhero: he has all the weirdo-kid and gaucheness of the generic superhero before the ‘change’ (think Clark Kent), but somehow is stuck in a pre-change world.
  • The gaucheness of her effusive praise for an embarrassed Duncan proves where the power in her relationship lies - and it is not with her.
  • Surrounded by the gaucheness of punk, and possessing cheekbones you could hang coats on, the age factor added to her alluring image of mature sexuality.

Words that rhyme with gauche

guilloche

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