gawk

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Gawk \Gawk\ (g[add]k), noun [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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Gawk \Gawk\, verb (used without an object)

1. To act like a gawky.

2. To stare with empty-minded fascination; to stare stupidly; to gape; -- usually used with at. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

gawk

noun

1: an awkward stupid person [syn: {lout}, {clod}, {stumblebum}, {goon}, {oaf}, {lubber}, {lummox}, {lump}, {gawk}]

verb

1: look with amazement; look stupidly [syn: {goggle}, {gape}, {gawp}, {gawk}]


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