- n the quality of being rustic or gauche
- n a socially awkward or tactless act
- By their very gaucherie they suggest appealingly the embarrassment of an author trying to bridge modern experience, from the sheer horror of war to the sheer banality of peace.
- The lady complied, and lo, with all the eye-rolling gaucherie of a Groucho Marx-Margaret Dumont coupling, LizanDick were, gasp, together again.
- Grace's flat voice and frozen facial muscles are a perfect foil for her husband's oafish ardors and accomplished gaucherie.