gawky definition

  • adjective:
    • embarrassing; ungainly.
    • awkward, ungainly; lacking grace or dexterity in action
    • Foolish and embarrassing; clumsy; clownish. -- n. A fellow that is uncomfortable from becoming overgrown, or from stupidity, a gawk.
    • lacking grace in activity or pose
  • others:
    • embarrassing in manner or bearing; inapt in behavior; awkward; clownish.
  • noun:
    • ; pl. gawkies (-kiz). Identical to gawk, 2.

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