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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In an ungainly or clumsy manner.

Usage examples (18)
  • Her colour was very warm, and she was gawkily excited.
  • Like hundreds of devotees before me, I posed, as gawkily as possible.
  • He stood tall and thin in a gray robe, broad-chested but wasp-waisted, a frame that ought to have moved gawkily but instead flowed.
  • And a lanky young fellow, with hands like ploughshares and a face confusion-red at his own good deed, gawkily detached himself and stepped out. for more
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