If there was one word about making mistake, and specifically making them in public, then this is it. And it would be gaffe in itself if we explain this word through text. It is better we have a look at a few of them.
Dictionary definition for Gaffe 1. a social blunder; faux pas. (noun)
Masters Tip to remember Gaffe: Well, we could do with another video here:
Usage: 1. A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth. 2. I think, unfortunately, this is going to go down in history as one of the great sporting gaffes of all time. 3. What he did was inappropriate according to his social status, as a president of the country he didn’t realize what a gaffe he had made.