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foot-in-mouth

[foo t-n-mouth]
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  1. (of a statement) inappropriate, insensitive, or imprudent.
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Origin of foot-in-mouth

First recorded in 1965–70; from idiomatic phrase put one's foot in one's mouth
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Related Words for foot-in-mouth

incorrect, tasteless, unsuitable, unseemly, improper, wrong, irrelevant, disproportionate, garbage, ill-suited, ill-timed, inapplicable, incongruous, indecorous, inept, malapropos, off, unbecoming, undue, unfit

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