gawkish

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adjective gawk·ish \ˈgȯ-kish\

Definition of gawkish

  1. :  gawky

gawkishly

adverb

gawkishness

noun

Examples of gawkish in a sentence

  1. <the kind of gawkish girl who trips while receiving her high school diploma>

Origin and Etymology of gawkish

see 1gawk


First Known Use: 1840



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