Complete Definition of "gawk"

English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉËk|-ÉËk

Verb
en-verb
#To stare or gape stupidly
Category:Old Norse derivations
#To stare conspicuously. A Middle-Appalachian Americanism, since late 1900s, possibly misconstruing French "gauche," and leading to use of adj gawky for a person or process that is uncoordinated or awkward.

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