gawkish

adjective
gawk·​ish | \ ˈgȯ-kish How to pronounce gawkish (audio) \

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Other Words from gawkish

gawkishly adverb
gawkishness noun

Examples of gawkish in a Sentence

the kind of gawkish girl who trips while receiving her high school diploma

First Known Use of gawkish

1840, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gawkish

gawk entry 1 + -ish

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The first known use of gawkish was in 1840

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“Gawkish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gawkish. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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