A faux pas is a socially awkward or tactless act, especially one that violates accepted social norms, standard customs, or the rules of etiquette. The expression comes from French, where it means "false step", "misstep" (in a physical as well as a figurative sense). Having been used in English ... - read more
noun, plural faux pas . a slip or blunder in etiquette, manners, or conduct; an embarrassing social blunder or indiscretion. Origin: 1670–80; French: literally, false step ... - read more
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