(of a statement) inappropriate, insensitive, or imprudent.
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How to use foot-in-mouth in a sentence
So naturally, just two days after Paltrow suffered a major foot-in-mouth moment, Theron followed suit.Dear Charlize Theron and Gwyneth Paltrow: Googling Yourself Isn’t “Rape” or “War” | Marlow Stern | May 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On camera, Brandi is no less forthright—or prone to spewing foot-in-mouth faux pas that send the ladies reeling.‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’: Brandi Glanville on Her Book, Kim and Kyle, & More | Nicole LaPorte | November 5, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Todd Akin now says he misspoke, declaring rape “evil” and blaming his blunder on ole foot-in-mouth disease.Who Is Mrs. “Legitimate Rape”? Meet Todd Akin’s Wife, Lulli | Allison Yarrow | August 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the early months of the administration, a Washington Post editorial accused Joe Biden of having “foot-in-mouth disease.”