EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

gawk +‎ -y.

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AdjectiveEdit

gawky (comparative gawkier, superlative gawkiest)

  1. awkward, ungainly; lacking grace or dexterity in movement

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NounEdit

gawky (plural gawkies)

  1. An awkward, ungainly person.
    • 1870, Punch (volume 58, page 198)
      Let not the inconveniently tall, the gawkies, the Maypoles, despair.