Gauche is an adjective that is used to describe being socially awkward. Having or showing a lack of awareness about how to appropriately behave.
- His introverted nature no matter what his surroundings are, has made marked him as ‘gauche’ in social situations.
- Her need to be the centre of attention and therefor loud at all times shows she is a bit of a ‘gauche’.
- How do you determine what is classified as a ‘gauche’ when everyone has a different perspective and set of beliefs.