1. 〔言い誤る〕 ((make)) a slip of the tongue;〔特に社交的・外交的なもの〕 ((commit)) a gaffe [ɡǽf]

    失言する say something one shouldn't; make an inappropriate remark

    • 失言を取り消す
    • retract [take back] an inappropriate remark
    • 失言の多い大臣
    • a gaffe-prone minister
    • 大臣の度重なる失言
    • the minister's repeated gaffes