In the academic confines of museums, such talk of marketing and the bottom line qualifies as gauche.
The truth was, I did not like her, and was too young, too ignorant and gauche to try to smooth over my dislike.
The gauche boy gone from him, Milt took her hand, pressed it to his cheek.
He was ashamed now when he recalled the gauche sense of superiority that had showed itself in bad manners.
He felt awkward, gauche, tongue-tied, hot and cold by turns.
A person who is not at ease or sure of his ground tends to be stiff and gauche.
It is not that gauche happenings are serious offenses, no matter how awkward the incident.
Labour, in such indolent and self-possessed acres, was a crude and gauche idea.
My eyes glanced around to see the effect produced on my friends by my gauche cousin.
He came forward with a gauche gallantry, and offered his arm to Horatia.
"awkward, tactless," 1751 (Chesterfield), from French gauche "left" (15c., replacing Old French senestre in that sense), originally "awkward, awry," from Middle French gauchir "turn aside, swerve," from Old French gaucher "trample, reel, walk clumsily," from Frankish *welkan "to full" (cloth), from Proto-Germanic *wankjan (cf. Old High German wankon, Old Norse vakka "to stagger, totter;" see wink (v.)).