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gawk

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a big clumsy often slow-witted person
  • thought that the linebackers were dumb gawks until he got to know them better

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gawk

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of gawk (Entry 2 of 2)

to look long and hard in wonder or surprise
  • couldn't help gawking at the exotically dressed guests in the hotel lobby

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The first known use of gawk was in 1757

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“Gawk.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gawk. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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