verb \ˈgp, ˈgäp\

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

Full Definition of GAWP

intransitive verb
chiefly British
:  gawk
gawp·er \ˈg-pər, ˈgä-\ noun

Examples of GAWP

  1. <tourists in London gawping at royalty>

Origin of GAWP

English dialect gawp to yawn, gape, from obsolete galp, from Middle English
First Known Use: 1855

Rhymes with GAWP


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