Translation of gauche in Spanish:


torpe, adj.

Pronunciation /ɡoʊʃ/ /ɡəʊʃ/

Definition of torpe in Spanish


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    (person/remark/gesture) torpe
    (person/remark/gesture) falto de aplomo
    • Wandering downstairs, I saw a gauche teenager sat on the bench seat near the exit - just him and a camera case on a seat for three.
    • The former claimed he had stolen their patter, the latter that his vulgar, earthy humour was the contradictory métier of a gauche social climber.
    • There were awkward speeches saying kind and clumsy things, gauche jokes and real fondness.
    • My own first exposure would be 15 years later, gaping with a group of gauche friends at a third-generation video copy procured by an entrepreneurial older schoolboy.
    • Well, that may have at one time been the case, back before it became gauche, but let me assure you, that is most definitely NOT the case anymore.
    • Maybe it's gauche to ask somebody if they got contacts.
    • How gauche I was to say what I thought and wanted!
    • He was, though, hopeless as a TV presenter: gauche, clumsy, slow, tongue-tied, forgetful, dull and disengaged.
    • I've been told repeatedly that the residents of LA never ask for autographs - it's considered gauche.
    • I realize I am helpless in the face of such penetratingly gauche cluelessness, and thus, I do the only thing I can do.
    • The dizziness might be from the faint memory of my uneasy childhood, the memory of my gauche first love, or from the memory of every humiliation I have had.
    • I think she was a little gauche, thoroughly charmed by the literary excitement of it all, and didn't realise he was maybe a little more amorous than she gave him credit for.
    • The ensemble playing that provides the story's milieu has an organic feel, but is often fussy and gauche when what's required is brisk, broad caricature.
    • Do you think this is a bit loud, you know, gauche, for someone in my condition?
    • I would have loved to pair my cheese with a red wine but because of medication I am currently unable to drink so I settled for the very gauche option of a bowl of latte instead.
    • I anticipated someone overtly bookish, withdrawn or slightly gauche, and whose idea of fun was deciphering crossword puzzles.
    • Everyone is so dramatically over-styled that in my messy cords & borrowed denim jacket I felt somewhat gauche.
    • It was all very serious, with a constant fear of getting some nuance wrong, of revealing the gauche suburban soul beneath the fishnet tights.
    • It's a shame that this album highlight is immediately followed by a song so embarrassingly gauche.
    • It has a bleak, haunting charm which, while not fully compensating for some gauche and cheesy passages, is oddly appealing.