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gauche (adj.)

"awkward, tactless," 1751 (Chesterfield), from French gauche "left" (15c., replacing senestre in that sense), originally "awkward, awry," from gauchir "turn aside, swerve," from Proto-Germanic *wankjan (source also of Old High German wankon, Old Norse vakka "to stagger, totter"), from PIE *weng- "to bend, curve" (see wink (v.)).

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Definitions of gauche

gauche (adj.)
lacking social polish;
their excellent manners always made me feel gauche
too gauche to leave the room when the conversation became intimate
Synonyms: graceless / unpolished
From wordnet.princeton.edu