Gaffe


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Gaffe

  • (noun) an unintentional act or remark causing embarrassment to its originator; a blunder; “I made some real gaffes at work”

Gaffe (गैफ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • चूक, भूल, ग़लती, भारी भूल

Gaffe Origin

  • early 20th century: from French, literally ‘boathook’ used colloquially to mean ‘blunder’.

Gaffe in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • “Saying the wrong thing” is the most straightforward definition of a political gaffe, too.
  • ‘Slip Of Tongue,’ Says Sports Minister Vijay Goel On Gold Medal Gaffe.
  • Digvijaya’s gaffe invited immediate reactions on social media.
  • Gaffe: Diggi talks of ‘India-occupied Kashmir’.
  • His latest media gaffe has not come at the expense of himself for a change, but for his brother Sohail.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of gaffe

  • goofy gaffe bhaut karta hai

Gaffe Pronunciation


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