Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
gaffe

gaffe

 
 
pronunciation:
gaef
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a crude social error; blunder; faux pas.
The politician's tasteless remark on the talk show was a gaffe that brought him ridicule in the national press.
similar words:
misstep, slip
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature