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Meaning of GAWK

Pronunciation:  gok

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an awkward stupid person
  2. [v]  look with amazement; look stupidly
 

GAWK is a 4 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: clod, gape, gawp, goggle, goon, klutz, lout, lubber, lummox, lump, oaf, stumblebum
 
 See Also: clumsy person, look

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Gawk\, n. [OE. gok, gowk, cuckoo, fool, Icel. gaukr
    cuckoo; akin to OHG. gouh, G. gauch cuckoo, fool, AS. g['e]ac
    cuckoo, Sw. g["o]k, Dan. gi["o]g]
    1. A cuckoo. --Johnson.
    
    2. A simpleton; a booby; a gawky. --Carlyle.
    
    
  2. \Gawk\, v. i.
    To act like a gawky.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

gnu awk. Gawk is a superset of standard awk and includes some plan 9 features.

David Trueman and Arnold Robbins of georgia institute of technology were developing it in 1993. It has been ported to unix, ms-dos, macintosh, and archimedes.

Latest version: 2.15.3, as of 1993-11-08.

Available by ftp from your nearest gnu archive site.

mac version.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ass, be amazed, be astonished, be curious, blockhead, blunderer, blunderhead, boor, bore, botcher, bumbler, bumpkin, bungler, burn with curiosity, churl, clod, clodhopper, clodknocker, clot, clown, crane, crane the neck, dig around for, dig up, dolt, dunderhead, dunderpate, eye, fool, fumbler, galoot, gape, gaup, gawky, gaze, gaze open-mouthed, glare, gloat, goggle, gowk, hayseed, hick, ignoramus, inquire, interrogate, klutz, lobster, looby, look, lout, lubber, lug, lummox, lump, marvel, ninny, nose around for, nose out, oaf, ogle, ox, palooka, peer, query, question, quiz, rubber, rubberneck, rube, seek, simpleton, slouch, slubberer, stand aghast, stand on tiptoe, stare, stare at, stare down, stare hard, stare openmouthed, want to know, wonder, yokel
 

 

 

 

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