Gaffe in spanish

Metedura de pata

pronunciation: meteduɹ̩ɑdepɑtɑ part of speech: noun
In gestures

gaffe = metedura de pata, desatino. 

Example: If I had googled him when we were courting, I would not have made the embarrassing gaffe of bragging about my publications.
Gaffe synonyms:
slip in spanish: resbalón, pronunciation: slɪp part of speech: noun, verb faux pas in spanish: paso en falso, pronunciation: foʊpɑz part of speech: noun solecism in spanish: solecismo, pronunciation: sɑləsɪzəm part of speech: noun gaucherie in spanish: Gaucherie, pronunciation: gɔtʃɜri part of speech: noun
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