Translation of gaffe in Spanish:
- gaffe (feminine) or (masculine), metedura (feminine) or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) metida (feminine) de pata [colloquial/familiar], plancha (feminine) [colloquial/familiar], pifia (feminine) [colloquial/familiar] to make o commit a gaffe meter la pata [colloquial/familiar], pifiarla [colloquial/familiar], cometer una or un gaffe
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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.