Definition of Gaucherie

1. Noun. The quality of being rustic or gauche.

Exact synonyms: Rusticity
Generic synonyms: Awkwardness, Clumsiness, Gracelessness, Stiffness
Derivative terms: Rustic, Rustic, Rustic
Antonyms: Urbanity



2. Noun. A socially awkward or tactless act.

Definition of Gaucherie

1. n. An awkward action; clumsiness; boorishness.

Definition of Gaucherie

1. Noun. A socially tactless or awkward act. ¹

2. Noun. Lack of tact; tactlessness; awkwardness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gaucherie

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaucherie

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gats
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gatten tree
gatting
gatumbaite
gatvol
gau
gauche
gauche caviar
gauchely
gaucheness
gauchenesses
gaucher
gaucherie (current term)
gaucheries
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gaucho
gauchos
gaucie
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gaud
gauded
gaudefroyite
gauderies
gaudery
gaudful

Literary usage of Gaucherie

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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... their gaucherie and contracted notions, their vulgarity and extravagance, their conceit and ... gaucherie ..."

2. The royal phraseological English-French, French-English dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1853)
"Heft handed man—woman; one gaucherie, sf lia toute la gaucherie d'un nouveau ... Cet homme fait toujours quelque gaucherie, that man i» ever committing some ..."

3. A Popular Commentary on the New Testament: By English and American Scholars by Philip Schaff (1890)
"Alford indeed remarks on the gaucherie of the «Tiler in concealing his name, and yet telling them substantially who he was, and concludes that Paul would ..."

4. The Spirit of Laws by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu (1900)
"There is a cynical doctrine that most men would rather be accused of wickedness than of gaucherie. And this is but another way of saying that the bad ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... and the other cities we have named, to trace the steps by which this art passed out of archaic constraint and gaucherie into noble simplicity and grace. ..."

6. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... their gaucherie and contracted notions, their vulgarity and extravagance, their conceit and ... gaucherie ..."

7. The royal phraseological English-French, French-English dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1853)
"Heft handed man—woman; one gaucherie, sf lia toute la gaucherie d'un nouveau ... Cet homme fait toujours quelque gaucherie, that man i» ever committing some ..."

8. A Popular Commentary on the New Testament: By English and American Scholars by Philip Schaff (1890)
"Alford indeed remarks on the gaucherie of the «Tiler in concealing his name, and yet telling them substantially who he was, and concludes that Paul would ..."

9. The Spirit of Laws by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu (1900)
"There is a cynical doctrine that most men would rather be accused of wickedness than of gaucherie. And this is but another way of saying that the bad ..."

10. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... and the other cities we have named, to trace the steps by which this art passed out of archaic constraint and gaucherie into noble simplicity and grace. ..."

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