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Synonyms for faux pas
foʊ ˈpɑ; foʊ ˈpɑz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie(noun)

    a socially awkward or tactless act

    Synonyms:
    rusticity, slipperiness, slip, skid, gaucherie, cutting, pillowcase, shimmy, mooring, trip, pillow slip, case, chemise, moorage, shift, slickness, parapraxis, teddy, slip-up, slip of paper, slick, strip, elusion, solecism, gaffe, eluding, miscue, sideslip, berth

Wiktionary

  1. faux pas(noun)

    Synonyms:
    mistake, misstep, defect, thinko, blunder, fluff, slip, error, lapse, Freudian slip, stumble, blooper, fault, gaffe, boo-boo

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. faux pas

    Synonyms:
    [Fr.] mistake, indiscretion, false step, wrong measure, act of indiscretion

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