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gawk

gawk

 
 
pronunciation:
gawk
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: gawked, gawking, gawks
definition: to look at someone or something fixedly and idiotically; gape.
The boys gawked at the attractive substitute teacher as she walked down the hall.
 
similar words:
gape
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part of speech: noun
definition: someone who is clumsy and stupid.
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derivation: gawker (n.)