Gauche is an adjective that is used to describe being socially awkward. Having or showing a lack of awareness about how to appropriately behave.


  1. His introverted nature no matter what his surroundings are, has made marked him as ‘gauche’ in social situations.
  2. Her need to be the centre of attention and therefor loud at all times shows she is a bit of a ‘gauche’.
  3. How do you determine what is classified as a ‘gauche’ when everyone has a different perspective and set of beliefs.

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