- Awkward or lacking in social graces; bumbling
- "Seeking by vulgar pomp and display" — Samuel Griswold (1793-1860)
- (context, mathematics, archaic) skewed, not plane
Etymology: From French gaucheFrench, gauche "left, awkward".
- French: gauche
- French, gauche
- German: unbeholfen, linkisch
- Spanish: torpe
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