Complete Definition of "awk"

English

Pronunciation
italbrac|RP IPA|/ÉËk/
italbrac|US IPA|/ÉËk/

Homophones
auk

Adjective
en-adj

  1. obsolete odd|Odd; out of order; perverse.
  2. obsolete wrong|Wrong, or not commonly used; clumsy; sinister; as, the awk end of a rod (the butt end).
  3. obsolete Clumsy in performance or manners; unhandy; not dexterous; awkward.

Adverb
awk

  1. obsolete perverse|Perversely; in the wrong way.

Proper noun
en-proper noun

  1. computing A Unix scripting language or the command line interface itself.

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. computing A Unix script written in the awk language.

References
R:1913

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