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6 definitions found
 for gawk
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gawk \Gawk\, v. i.
     1. To act like a gawky.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To stare with empty-minded fascination; to stare stupidly;
        to gape; -- usually used with at.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gawk \Gawk\ (g[add]k), n. [OE. gok, gowk, cuckoo, fool, Icel.
     gaukr cuckoo; akin to OHG. gouh, G. gauch cuckoo, fool, AS.
     g['e]ac cuckoo, Sw. g["o]k, Dan. gi["o]g]
     1. A cuckoo. --Johnson.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A simpleton; a booby; a gawky. --Carlyle.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gawk
      n 1: an awkward stupid person [syn: lout, clod,
           stumblebum, goon, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump,
           gawk]
      v 1: look with amazement; look stupidly [syn: goggle, gape,
           gawp, gawk]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  83 Moby Thesaurus words for "gawk":
     ass, be amazed, be astonished, be curious, blockhead, blunderer,
     blunderhead, boor, bore, botcher, bumbler, bumpkin, bungler,
     burn with curiosity, churl, clod, clodhopper, clodknocker, clot,
     clown, crane, crane the neck, dig around for, dig up, dolt,
     dunderhead, dunderpate, eye, fool, fumbler, galoot, gape, gaup,
     gawky, gaze, gaze open-mouthed, glare, gloat, goggle, gowk,
     hayseed, hick, ignoramus, inquire, interrogate, klutz, lobster,
     looby, look, lout, lubber, lug, lummox, lump, marvel, ninny,
     nose around for, nose out, oaf, ogle, ox, palooka, peer, query,
     question, quiz, rubber, rubberneck, rube, seek, simpleton, slouch,
     slubberer, stand aghast, stand on tiptoe, stare, stare at,
     stare down, stare hard, stare openmouthed, want to know, wonder,
     yokel
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  GAWK
         GNU AWK (GNU, AWK)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  gawk
  GNU awk
  
      GNU awk.  Gawk is a superset of standard
     awk and includes some Plan 9 features.
  
     David Trueman and Arnold Robbins of Georgia Institute of
     Technology were developing it in 1993.  It has been ported to
     Unix, MS-DOS, Macintosh, and Archimedes.
  
     Available by FTP from your nearest GNU archive site.
  
     Mac version
     
  ftp://archive.umich.edu/mac/utilities/developerhelps/macgawk2.11.cpt.hqx)">(ftp://archive.umich.edu/mac/utilities/developerhelps/macgawk2.11.cpt.hqx).
  
     (2000-10-21)
  

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