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gawp

 (gôp)
intr.v. gawped, gawp·ing, gawps Chiefly British
To gawk.

[Variant of obsolete galp, to gawk, gape, of unknown origin.]

gawp′er n.
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gawp

(ɡɔːp) or

gaup

vb
slang (often foll by: at) Brit to stare stupidly; gape
[C14 galpen; probably related to Old English gielpan to boast, yelp. Compare Dutch galpen to yelp]
ˈgawper n
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gawp


Past participle: gawped
Gerund: gawping

Imperative
gawp
gawp
Present
I gawp
you gawp
he/she/it gawps
we gawp
you gawp
they gawp
Preterite
I gawped
you gawped
he/she/it gawped
we gawped
you gawped
they gawped
Present Continuous
I am gawping
you are gawping
he/she/it is gawping
we are gawping
you are gawping
they are gawping
Present Perfect
I have gawped
you have gawped
he/she/it has gawped
we have gawped
you have gawped
they have gawped
Past Continuous
I was gawping
you were gawping
he/she/it was gawping
we were gawping
you were gawping
they were gawping
Past Perfect
I had gawped
you had gawped
he/she/it had gawped
we had gawped
you had gawped
they had gawped
Future
I will gawp
you will gawp
he/she/it will gawp
we will gawp
you will gawp
they will gawp
Future Perfect
I will have gawped
you will have gawped
he/she/it will have gawped
we will have gawped
you will have gawped
they will have gawped
Future Continuous
I will be gawping
you will be gawping
he/she/it will be gawping
we will be gawping
you will be gawping
they will be gawping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gawping
you have been gawping
he/she/it has been gawping
we have been gawping
you have been gawping
they have been gawping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gawping
you will have been gawping
he/she/it will have been gawping
we will have been gawping
you will have been gawping
they will have been gawping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gawping
you had been gawping
he/she/it had been gawping
we had been gawping
you had been gawping
they had been gawping
Conditional
I would gawp
you would gawp
he/she/it would gawp
we would gawp
you would gawp
they would gawp
Past Conditional
I would have gawped
you would have gawped
he/she/it would have gawped
we would have gawped
you would have gawped
they would have gawped
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.gawp - look with amazement; look stupidly
look - perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards; "She looked over the expanse of land"; "Look at your child!"; "Look--a deer in the backyard!"
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Translations

gawp

[ˈgɔːp] virester bouche bée
to gawp at → regarder bouche bée
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

gawp

vi (Brit inf) → glotzen (inf), → gaffen; to gawp at somebody/somethingjdn/etw anglotzen (inf)or angaffen; what are you gawping at?was glotzt du da? (inf)
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