Synonyms for gaff:

Other synonyms and related words:

euchre, blunder, bobble, goof, cozen, clinker, boo-boo, lapse, defraud, victimize, bleed, hoodwink, stumble, mistake, boob, shortchange, snow, deceive, trip, fault, misstep, thimblerig, Familiarity, solecism, indiscretion, fluff, stick, ream, miscue, bamboozle, clanger, gaffe, faux pas, fumble, delude, diddle, mislead, flub, nobble, brick, inaccuracy, oversight, screwup, gammon, hornswoggle, beguile, slipup, misinform.

lapse (noun)

fault, oversight, flub, miscue, indiscretion, error, blunder, goof.

slip (noun)

lapse, misstep, fluff, trip, mistake.

arrest (verb)

take in.

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