HyperDic: faux_pas

English > 1 sense of the expression faux pas:
NOUNactfaux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucheriea socially awkward or tactless act
English > faux pas: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA socially awkward or tactless act.
Synonymsgaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie
Broaderblunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-booAn embarrassing mistake
Spanishmetedura de pata, metida de pata, pifia, solecismo
Catalandisbarat, ensopegada, relliscada, solecisme, solecismo

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