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Noun: gaucherie  ,gow-shu'ree [N. Amer], 'gow-shu,ree [Brit]
  1. The quality of being rustic or gauche
    - rusticity
     
  2. A socially awkward or tactless act
    - faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip

Derived forms: gaucheries

Type of: awkwardness, bloomer, blooper [N. Amer], blue [Austral, NZ], blunder, boner [N. Amer, informal], boob [Brit, informal], boo-boo [informal], botch, bungle, clumsiness, flub [N. Amer], foul-up, goof, gracelessness, pratfall, stiffness

Encyclopedia: Gaucherie