adjective \ˈg-kē\

: awkward and clumsy


Full Definition of GAWKY

:  awkward, clumsy <a gawky adolescent>
gawk·i·ly \-kə-lē\ adverb
gawk·i·ness noun
gawky noun

Examples of GAWKY

  1. <the stiff, gawky gait of a newborn colt>

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Rhymes with GAWKY


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