Definition of gauche adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɡəʊʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//ɡoʊʃ//
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awkward when dealing with people and often saying or doing the wrong thing a gauche schoolgirl/manner Word Origin mid 18th cent.: French, literally ‘left’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gauche