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Definition of gawky:

  1. Foolish and awkward; clumsy; clownish; as, gawky behavior. - n. A fellow who is awkward from being overgrown, or from stupidity, a gawk.

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uncouth, inept, ill-chosen, scrawny, incompetent, rustic, fumbling, unskilful, anorexic, emaciated, unwieldy, skinny, unhandy, lumpish, unmanageable, awkward, cumbersome, clownish, maladroit, gaunt, lanky, rough, be (all) skin and bone(s), klutzy, clumsy, ungraceful, thin, underweight, ability, inapt, clunky, all thumbs, gangling, ungainly, bungling, gawkish, uncoordinated, bunglesome.

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