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gauche

 (gōsh)
adj.
Lacking grace or social polish; awkward or tactless.

[French, awkward, lefthanded, from Old French, from gauchir, to turn aside, walk clumsily, of Germanic origin.]

gauche′ly adv.
gauche′ness n.
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gauche

(ɡəʊʃ)
adj
lacking ease of manner; tactless
[C18: French: awkward, left, from Old French gauchir to swerve, ultimately of Germanic origin; related to Old High German wankōn to stagger]
ˈgauchely adv
ˈgaucheness n
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gauche

(goʊʃ)

adj.
lacking social grace; awkward; tactless.
[1745–55; < French: awkward, left; Middle French, derivative of gauchir to turn, veer < Germanic]
gauche′ly, adv.
gauche′ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gauche - lacking social polish; "too gauche to leave the room when the conversation became intimate"; "their excellent manners always made me feel gauche"
inelegant - lacking in refinement or grace or good taste
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gauche

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gauche

adjective
1. Lacking sensitivity and skill in dealing with others:
2. Clumsily lacking in the ability to do or perform:
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Translations
أخْرَق، غَيْر لَبِق
nemotorný
kejtetklodset
félszeg
klaufalegur
netašytas
netaktisksneveikls
beceriksizsavruk

gauche

[gəʊʃ] ADJ [person, behaviour] → torpe, desmañado; (socially) → cohibido, falto de soltura
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gauche

[ˈgəʊʃ] adjgauche, maladroit(e)
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gauche

adj (socially) → unbeholfen, tölpelhaft; remarkungeschickt; (= clumsy)linkisch, ungeschickt
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gauche

[gəʊʃ] adjgoffo/a
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gauche

(gəuʃ) adjective
awkward and clumsy. a gauche young woman.
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References in periodicals archive ?
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