Friday, June 17, 2011

gauche

gauche [ gohsh ]
adjective ]
MEANING :
lacking social grace or civility; tactless; crude
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
The exquisite manners of most Europeans make many Americans feel gauche.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
Other critics find the association's fundraising efforts gauche, while some graduate students are concerned the campaign against using adjunct faculty will leave them with no jobs at all.