The Collins Dictionary definition of gaffe is:
an embarrassing mistake made in a social situation or in public
And there’s been quite a bit of talk about the President’s “gaffe” when he said the following:
Guess what folks? What you just heard was NOT a gaffe! The Prez was off the teleprompter and he was feeling it! He told the folks what he believed. He is usually very good at disguising how very, very radical his beliefs are.
In this instance, it leaked.
No gaffe, folks.
Just the real deal from the Prez.