Meaning of “gaffe” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “gaffe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gaffe" in American English

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gaffenoun [ C ]

us /ɡæf/

an embarrassing mistake:

His failure to ask for his teacher’s advice was a major gaffe.

(Definition of “gaffe” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)