Meaning of gaucherie

gau•che•rie

Pronunciation: (gō"shu-rē' Fr. gōsh&supschwa-rē'), [key]
— pl. -ries
  1. lack of social grace, sensitivity, or acuteness; awkwardness; crudeness; tactlessness.
  2. an act, movement, etc., that is socially graceless, awkward, or tactless.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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