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Synonyms for gaffegæf

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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, faux pas, slip of paper, slick, strip, elusion, solecism, gaffe, eluding, miscue, sideslip, berth

Wiktionary

  1. gaffe(noun)

    Synonyms:
    blooper, faux pas, error, defect, boo-boo, thinko, stumble, slip, lapse, mistake, fault, blunder, fluff

PPDB, the paraphrase database

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blunder

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#41272chemise
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#93078blooper
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