[ gawk ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
Old Norse from (possibly) the obsolete gaw "to gaze," from Old Norse gá "heed"
  • gape glare ogle
  • avert gaze
to stare stupidly; gape
A) Everyone turned to gawk at the argument as things got more heated and personal. B) She tried not to gawk at him as he slipped again into the mud, but it was hard to turn away.
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