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Definition of gawky adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

gawky

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈɡɔki//
 
 
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(especially of a tall young person) awkward in the way they move or behave a shy gawky teenager
NAmE//ˈɡɔkəli//
 
adverb
NAmE//ˈɡɔkinəs//
 
noun [uncountable]
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