party foul

party foul

A jocular term for behavior that is inappropriate, irritating, or unacceptable at a party or other social event. Stop it! Taking handfuls of hors d'oeuvres is definitely a party foul. I can't believe I just spilled wine on the carpet—total party foul!
See also: foul, party
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party foul, Spangler/Necco) and Krispy Kreme doughnuts, as sweet and perfect as they are, do not count as candy.
He got right into my front seat, which I heard was an Uber party foul, but I didn't want my first stranger interaction to open with me jerking my thumb and saying, "Backseat, buddy."
Wait for a lull, say you need to check in with a pal across the room, then leave by simply saying, "So nice talking!" No harm, no party foul.
As a bonus, do you know what Cheney's big party foul was last year?
Tell 'em you've gotta check in with a friend across the room, then leave by simply saying, "Thanks for talking!" No harm, no party foul.
Unfortunately for you, the faithful reader, I've been suffering through a bit of a dry spell when it comes to embarrassing personal missteps, party fouls, or public faux pas.