Translation of gaffe in Spanish:
- gaffe (feminine or masculine)to make o commit a gaffe
metedura (feminine) de pata [colloquial]
(Latin America tb) metida (feminine) de pata [colloquial]
plancha (feminine) [colloquial]
pifia (feminine) [colloquial]meter 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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