gawkily
adverb see gawky

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gawkily — gawky ► ADJECTIVE (gawkier, gawkiest) ▪ nervously awkward and ungainly. DERIVATIVES gawkily adverb gawkiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • gawkily — ˈgȯkə̇lē, ˈgäk , li adverb : in a gawky manner : with gawkiness held herself gawkily as though she didn t know how to cope with the length of her limbs W.S.Maugham …   Useful english dictionary

  • gawkily — See gawky. * * * …   Universalium

  • gawkily — adverb In a gawky manner …   Wiktionary

  • gawkily — gawk·i·ly …   English syllables

  • gawky — gawkily, gawkishly, adv. gawkiness, gawkishness, n. /gaw kee/, adj., gawkier, gawkiest. awkward; ungainly; clumsy. Also, gawkish /gaw kish/. [1715 25; GAWK + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gawky — adjective (gawkier; est) Date: 1759 awkward, clumsy < a gawky adolescent > • gawkily adverb • gawkiness noun • gawky noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • awkwardly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. clumsily, bunglingly, unskillfully, unadroitly, ineptly, maladroitly, undexterously, fumblingly, lumberingly, ponderously, gawkily, gauchely, uncouthly, gracelessly, inelegantly, incompetently, amateurishly, ungracefully …   English dictionary for students

  • clumsily — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. crudely, gawkily, stumblingly, bunglingly; see awkwardly …   English dictionary for students

  • gawky — adjective (gawkier, gawkiest) nervously awkward and ungainly. Derivatives gawkily adverb gawkiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

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