Gawky meaning

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Awkward; ungainly.
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Awkward or ungainly, often, specif., from being disproportionately tall.
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The definition of gawky is awkward or clumsy.

An example of gawky is a newborn animal that is trying to stand for the first time.

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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
gawky
Comparative
gawkiest
Superlative
gawkiest

Origin of gawky

  • (British) From gawk (verb or noun).(US, Southern, Appalachian) Possibly an interpretative pronunciation of gauche.

    From Wiktionary