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gawky

[ gaw-kee ]
/ 藞g蓴 ki /
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adjective, gawk路i路er, gawk路i路est.
awkward; ungainly; clumsy.
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Also gawk路ish [gaw-kish]. /藞g蓴 k瑟蕛/.

Origin of gawky

First recorded in 1715鈥25; gawk + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM gawky

gawk路i路ly, gawk路ish路ly, adverbgawk路i路ness, gawk路ish路ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for gawky

gawky

gawkish

/ (藞伞蓴藧k瑟) /

adjective gawkier or gawkiest
clumsy or ungainly; awkward
West Yorkshire dialect left-handed

Derived forms of gawky

gawkily or gawkishly, adverbgawkiness or gawkishness, noun
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