English to Afrikaans Meaning :: gaffe

Gaffe :
flater
- flatergegaffelgaffesgaffing
 

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Noun(1) a socially awkward or tactless act

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(1) an unforgivable social gaffe(2) Jubilant children can now go to their chosen schools after education chiefs admitted an embarrassing gaffe .(3) It is said in Washington that a gaffe is when someone slips up and tells the truth.(4) As in all such debates, the principal goal is to avoid a gaffe which will make embarrassing headlines the next morning.(5) What they're after is the gaffe or the mistake rather than the analysis of the decision.(6) Don't even think about ordering in Spanish or French - a diplomatic gaffe .(7) his comments are a major diplomatic gaffe(8) Only then, having realised their diplomatic gaffe , did the White House alter its stance.(9) Otherwise it's merely a gaffe , an embarrassment or a row.(10) The incident is the latest in a string of embarrassing security gaffes to affect the software giant.(11) He is disarmingly straightforward about his goofs and gaffes , of which he had plenty during his first go-round.(12) Several of his major gaffes were simple mistakes of technique, which over time can be corrected.(13) Embarrassment concerns lighter social gaffes and violations of decorous comportment.(14) We all know some of the famous gaffes that have been performed.(15) The Cultural Cold War contains some silly mistakes and some real gaffes .(16) He was a keen humorist and sometimes it was hard to tell which of his remarks were jokes and which were gaffes .
Synonyms
Noun
1. blunder ::
fout
2. mistake ::
fout
3. error ::
fout
4. slip ::
strokie
5. faux pas ::
faux pas
6. indiscretion ::
onkuisheid
7. impropriety ::
onbehoorlikheid
9. gaucherie ::
gaucherie
10. solecism ::
flater
11. slip-up ::
glip-up
12. howler ::
stommiteit
13. boo-boo ::
Boo Boo
14. fluff ::
pluis
15. flub ::
flub
16. blooper ::
blooper
17. goof ::
domkop
Antonyms
1. amenity ::
gerief
2. attention ::
aandag
3. civility ::
beleefdheid
4. courtesy ::
vergunning
5. formality ::
formaliteit
6. gesture ::
gebaar
7. pleasantry ::
scherts
Different Forms
gaffe, gaffed, gaffes, gaffing
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