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Synonyms for gaffe
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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, 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

  1. List of paraphrases:

    blunder

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How to use gaffe in a sentence?

  1. Charles Krauthammer:

    He's revealing who he is. This isn't some gaffe or accident, he had ample opportunity over the weekend to retract, to soften, to move away. Instead, he doubled down.

  2. Ronn Torossian:

    The brand which will suffer the most from Steve Harvey’s gaffe at the Miss Universe contest is Steve Harvey, what a terrible mistake. Viewers seemed to agree. They took to Twitter to poke fun at the Family Feud host's mix up. — Olivia Jansen( @OliviaJansen95) December 21, 2015 — Lauren Vizza( @laurenmvizza) December 21, 2015 — Greg Johnson( @TornadoGreg) December 21, 2015 However, Alec Shankman, head of alternative programming digital media at Abrams Artists Agency, believe there will be no long-term impact on Harvey's career.

  3. Dave Chappelle:

    Now we're being policed by what seems like an alien force, huge gaffe on New Year's Eve.

  4. Joe Biden:

    I am a gaffe machine, but my God what a wonderful thing compared to a guy who can't tell the truth, i'm ready to litigate all those things. The question is what kind of nation are we becoming ? What are we going to do ? Who are we ?

  5. President Donald Trump.Biden:

    I am a gaffe machine, but my God, what a wonderful thing compared to a guy who can't tell the truth, i'm ready to litigate all those things. The question is what kind of nation are we becoming ? What are we going to do ? Who are we ?


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