Definition of


  1. (noun, person) an awkward stupid person
  2. (verb, perception) look with amazement; look stupidly

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Gawk

Derivations: gawky

Hypernyms: clumsy person, look

Origin of the word Gawk

  1. 1785, perhaps from M.E. gowen "to stare," from O.N. ga "to heed." more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Gawk

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