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gauche (adj) – Lacking grace or social polish; awkward or tactless.

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Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : “Awkward, tactless,” 1751 (Chesterfield), from French gauche “left” (15th century, 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”.

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