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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a socially awkward or tactless act;
[syn: faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

faux pas \faux` pas"\ (f[=o]` p[.a]"). [F. See False, and Pas.] A false step; a mistake or wrong measure; especially, a slip or misstep in social etiquette; a blunder in conduct or manners that causes embarassment; as, he committed the faux pas of mentioning John's former wife. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

faux pas n 1: a socially awkward or tactless act [syn: faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

20 Moby Thesaurus words for "faux pas": blooper, blunder, boner, boo-boo, botch, break, bungle, gaffe, howler, impropriety, indecorum, indiscretion, misjudgment, misstep, oversight, pratfall, screamer, solecism, stumble, stupidity