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Definitions and Synonyms of gawky | Another word for gawky | What is gawky?

Definition 1: lacking grace in movement or posture - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where gawky or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a gawky lad with long ungainly legs
  • clumsy fingers
  • what an ungainly creature a giraffe is
  • heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair

Synonyms for gawky in the sense of this definition

(gawky is similar to ...) lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance

"an awkward dancer" "an awkward gesture" "too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes" "his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot"

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