gawky


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gawk·y

 (gô′kē)
adj. gawk·i·er, gawk·i·est
Awkward; ungainly.

gawk′i·ly adv.
gawk′i·ness n.

gawky

(ˈɡɔːkɪ) or

gawkish

adj, gawkier or gawkiest
1. clumsy or ungainly; awkward
2. dialect West Yorkshire left-handed
ˈgawkily, ˈgawkishly adv
ˈgawkiness, ˈgawkishness n

gawk•y

(ˈgɔ ki)

also gawk′ish,



adj. gawk•i•er, gawk•i•est.
awkward; ungainly; clumsy.
[1715–25]
gawk′i•ly, gawk′ish•ly, adv.
gawk′i•ness, gawk′ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gawky - lacking grace in movement or posturegawky - lacking grace in movement or posture; "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"
awkward - lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance; "an awkward dancer"; "an awkward gesture"; "too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes"; "his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot"

gawky

gawky

adjective
Lacking dexterity and grace in physical movement:
Slang: klutzy.
Idiom: all thumbs.
Translations
أحْمَق، أخْرَق
nemotorný
kejtetklodset
slánalegur; kauîalegur
gramozdiškaskerėpliškas
lempīgsneveikls

gawky

[ˈgɔːkɪ] ADJ (gawkier (compar) (gawkiest (superl))) → desgarbado, torpe

gawky

[ˈgɔːki] adjdégingandé(e)

gawky

adj (+er) person, movementschlaksig, staksig (inf), → linkisch; animalunbeholfen, staksig (inf); appearanceunbeholfen

gawky

[ˈgɔːkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → goffo/a, sgraziato/a

gawky

(ˈgoːki) adjective
(of a person) looking clumsy or awkward. She is tall and gawky.
References in classic literature ?
He says you go along for hours not hearing when you are spoken to and acting like a gawky girl.
And never a rough in the assemblace--all nicely dressed fathers and mothers, young gentlemen and ladies and children; and plenty of university students and glittering officers; with here and there a gray professor, or a peaceful old lady with her knitting; and always a sprinkling of gawky foreigners.
To his left, back of the rows of citizens, was a spacious temporary platform upon which were seated the scholars who were to take part in the exercises of the evening; rows of small boys, washed and dressed to an intolerable state of discomfort; rows of gawky big boys; snowbanks of girls and young ladies clad in lawn and muslin and conspicuously conscious of their bare arms, their grand- mothers' ancient trinkets, their bits of pink and blue ribbon and the flowers in their hair.
He and his wife lived upstairs, and in the drawing and dining rooms, which had each French windows opening on the lawn, and all about the ground floor generally, Jessica, who was now a lean and lined and baldish but still very efficient and energetic old woman, kept her three cows and a multitude of gawky hens.
Must be gawky, I should think,' is Rosa's quiet commentary.
Behind him Razumihin strode in gawky and awkward, shamefaced and red as a peony, with an utterly crestfallen and ferocious expression.
Goodbye ladies: Stephen Merchant As a gawky Brit living in LA, Stuart has failed miserably to become one of the cool in-crowd with a requisite trophy girlfriend.
Ric-rac ribbons remind me of hot summers spent playing on our street with a gang of gawky girls in summer dresses.
After absconding from a mental health unit where she is being treated for an eating disorder, Emily Browning's rebellious Eve hooks up with a gawky guitarist (Olly Alexander) and a singer (Hannah Murray).
After absconding from a mental health unit where she's being treated for an eating disorder, Emily Browning's rebellious Eve hooks up with a gawky guitarist (Olly Alexander) and a singer (Hannah Murray).
Set five years after the original, gawky Hiccup (Baruchel) has to deal with a mysterious dragon rider and evil dragon-hunter Drago, who plans to take over Hiccup's village and their dragons.
As a young, slightly gawky 22- year- old, he had made it to the cover of the magazine in February 2007.