All I'm sure of is that we both sort of slowed up and did the gawp act.
I tried not to gawp at what must have been a couple million bucks' worth of condo.
Walkin' over to Skeet I taps him on the shoulder, and then it's his turn to gawp at my costume.
He shoves his chair back into the corner and continues186 to gawp; so I just has to let on that he ain't there at all.
"fool, simpleton," 1825, perhaps from the verb meaning "to yawn, gape" (as in astonishment), which is attested from 1680s, a dialectal survival of galp (c.1300), which is related to yelp or gape.