gawkiness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gawkiness - the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are extremely ungainly and inelegant
clumsiness, awkwardness - the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant
Translations

gawkiness

n (of person, movement)Schlaksigkeit f, → Staksigkeit f (inf); (of appearance)Unbeholfenheit f

gawkiness

[ˈgɔːkɪnɪs] ngoffaggine f
References in classic literature ?
How a young lover made ridiculous by the gawkiness of modern costume must envy the picturesque gallants of seventy years ago!
I've got no issue at all with someone going out and getting a doner kebab or ordering a burger because you know exactly what that is" Gregg Wallace, MasterChef co-presenter "That's the Botox" Singer Dolly Parton's reply to those who ask how she always looks so happy "The sense of relief to have left behind youth's gulping gawkiness. Thank heavens for middle age" Journalist Quentin Letts happy with his age "I think I would probably die without my eyeliner, but besides that I'm pretty basic" Singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne
"The sense of relief to have left behind youth's gulping gawkiness. Thank heavens for middle age" - Journalist Quentin Letts happy with his age, almost 56.
There was an air of insouciant coolness in Matt Healy's gawkiness onstage.
The term's English-language gawkiness has not helped; mediatization sounds like the latest round of jargon one-upsmanship.
Lauren Morris overdoes Cherubino's gawkiness, though we can sympathise with a woman in a breeches role having to portray a boy impersonating a peasant girl; even I get confused.
1412) without gawkiness. Drawing was innocent, engaging, and often useful.
Adams provides Nelson with just the right mixture of enthusiasm, naivete and teen gawkiness that wins over not only the Steins but the audience, as well.
She is attracted to Guerrieri, who returns her interest, but her tentative approach is met with gawkiness on his part, and their relationship never develops: as if to say that her celibacy is not necessarily a question of personal choice or a convenient expedient, but a destiny she is forced to endure.
Her new sitcom - based on her Radio 2 series Miranda Hart's Joke Shop - trades on her gawkiness and the fact that, at 6ft 1in, she is often mistaken for a man.
I was also the tallest girl in my class, and my gawkiness was made worse by a uniform and saddle shoes.
And if you look twice at the Tattler pics it is clear that the Princess does have an odd gawkiness about her.