Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun gaucherie

2 senses of gaucherie

Sense 1
rusticity, gaucherie -- (the quality of being rustic or gauche)
       => awkwardness, clumsiness, gracelessness, stiffness -- (the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment))

Sense 2
faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie -- (a socially awkward or tactless act)
       => blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo -- (an embarrassing mistake)

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