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gawp

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verb \ˈgȯp, ˈgäp\

Simple Definition of gawp

  • : to stare at someone or something in a rude or stupid way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gawp

chiefly British

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  gawk

gawper

play \ˈgȯ-pər, ˈgä-\ noun

Examples of gawp in a sentence

  1. <tourists in London gawping at royalty>



Origin and Etymology of gawp

English dialect gawp to yawn, gape, from obsolete galp, from Middle English


First Known Use: 1855

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