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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gawky  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gawky 
  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"  [syn:  {clumsy},  {clunky},  {ungainly},  {unwieldy}] 




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