Complete Definition of "faux pas"

English

Etymology
From the F. phrase #French|faux pas, of the same meaning; composed of faux#French|faux, âfalseâ, and pas#French|pas, âstepâ.

Pronunciation
of the singular form:

  • RP IPA|/fÉÊâpÉË/

of the plural form:

  • RP IPA|/fÉÊâpÉËz/

Noun
en-noun|faux pas|sg=faux pas

  1. A blunder (especially used in social contexts).

Translations
trans-top|A social blunder
French: faux pas#French|faux pas m
trans-mid
German: Fauxpas m
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French

Pronunciation
IPA|/foâpa/

Noun
faux pas (plural faux pas)<!--plural is the same as singular-->

  1. faux pas, blunder

cs:faux pas
fr:faux pas
vi:faux pas

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