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Word of the Day 09/24/20 Faux Pas

Faux Pas (noun)
faux pas [ foh -pah ]


noun, plural faux pas [foh -pahz; French foh -pah]
1. a slip or blunder in etiquette, manners, or conduct; an embarrassing social blunder or indiscretion.

WORDS RELATED TO FAUX PAS
blooper, blunder, botch, breach, break, bungle, error, flop, flub, gaffe, goof, hash, impropriety, indiscretion, mess, misconduct, misstep, mistake, offense, oversight

SYNONYMS FOR FAUX PAS
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error; impropriety.

Origin: 1670–80;
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<b>Faux Pas</b> <i>(noun)
faux pas [ foh -pah ]</i>

<b>noun, <i>plural faux pas [foh -pahz; French foh -pah]</b></i>
1. a slip or blunder in etiquette, manners, or conduct; an embarrassing social blunder or indiscretion.

<b>WORDS RELATED TO FAUX PAS</b>
blooper, blunder, botch, breach, break, bungle, error, flop, flub, gaffe, goof, hash, impropriety, indiscretion, mess, misconduct, misstep, mistake, offense, oversight

<b>SYNONYMS FOR FAUX PAS</b>
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error; impropriety.

<b>Origin:</b> 1670–80; <French: literally, false step

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