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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgauchegauche /ɡəʊʃ $ ɡoʊʃ/ adjective  CONFIDENTdoing or saying wrong or impolite things, especially because you do not know the right way to behave It would be gauche to mention the price.gaucheness noun [uncountable]
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gaucheI never discuss money. It's gauche.But here, high-tech hipsters are regarded as, well, gauche.On a personal level, though, Terry's enthusiasm was sometimes gauche.She knew she would be gauche and awkward.But she could not move away without appearing gauche and childish.They are painted with a rumbustious panache-or, looked at another way, with a gauche lack of sophistication.They didn't seem prepared to say anything that might appear embarrassing or gauche later on.Next we get the usual nonsense: wordless dialogue, optical semaphoring, gauche laughter, ear-splitting silence.
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