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Meaning of GAWKY

Pronunciation:  'gokee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  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"
 

GAWKY is a 5 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: awkward, clumsy, clunky, ungainly, unwieldy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gawk"y\, a. [Compar. {Gawkier}; superl. {Gawkiest}.]
Foolish and awkward; clumsy; clownish; as, gawky behavior. --
n. A fellow who is awkward from being overgrown, or from
stupidity, a gawk.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: all thumbs, awkward, blunderheaded, blundering, bony, boorish, bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, careless, clownish, clumsy, clumsy-fisted, cumbersome, fingers all thumbs, flat, flat-chested, fleshless, fumbling, gangling, gangly, gauche, gaunt, gawkish, graceless, ham-fisted, ham-handed, heavy-handed, hulking, hulky, inelegant, lank, lanky, lean, lean-fleshed, lean-looking, left-hand, left-handed, loutish, lubberly, lumbering, lumpish, maladroit, meager, oafish, ponderous, rawboned, scraggy, scrawny, skeletal, skinny, sloppy, spare, spidery, spindling, spindly, splay, stiff, thin-bellied, thin-fleshed, twiggy, uncouth, undersized, underweight, ungainly, ungraceful, unhandy, unwieldy
 

 

 

 

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