gauche
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gauche(
gosh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (in poor taste)
a. de mal gusto
I know it's a bit gauche to serve the champagne in paper cups, but it's what we've got.Sé que es un poco de mal gusto servir el champán en vasos de papel, pero es lo que hay.
2. (awkward)
a. torpe
Enoch made the rather gauche decision to make a pass at Ron's wife at the party.Enoch tomó la torpe decisión de tirarle la onda a la esposa de Ron en la fiesta.
b. desmañado
Dan was no longer the gauche, lanky kid she knew in college.Dan ya no era el chico desmañado y larguirucho que había conocido en la universidad.
c. cohibido
Marta was a bit gauche when she was younger, but now she's very poised.Marta era un poco cohibida cuando era más joven, pero ahora es muy equilibrada.
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gauche
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. torpe, desmañado(a)
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gauche [ɡəʊʃ]
adjective
[+person, behaviour] torpe; desmañado; (socially) cohibido; falto de soltura
We're all a bit gauche when we're young... She was a rather gauche, provincial creature.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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