Translation of gaffe in Spanish:
- metedura (feminine) de pata [colloquial](Latin America also)
metida (feminine) de pata [colloquial]plancha (feminine) [colloquial]pifia (feminine) [colloquial]to make or commit a gaffemeter la pata [colloquial]pifiarla [colloquial]cometer una or un gaffeExample sentences
- He was forced to resign from the position of transport secretary at the end of May after an 11-month tenure marked by a series of gaffes and blunders.
- Embarrassment concerns lighter social gaffes and violations of decorous comportment.
- Otherwise it's merely a gaffe, an embarrassment or a row.
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