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synonyms for gawk

  • gape
  • glare
  • ogle
  • bore
  • eyeball
  • gaze
  • gloat
  • goggle
  • look
  • peer
  • rubberneck
  • yawp
See also synonyms for: gawked / gawking / gawks
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How to use gawk in a sentence

Ere Alfred could reply, a big gawk chimed in with: "By the dust on their britches laigs I callerate they didn't ride much."
WATCH YOURSELF GO BYAL. G. FIELD
Several spectators stopped venting their wrath on the unfortunate man in the ring to gawk at the couple.
THY ROCKS AND RILLSROBERT ERNEST GILBERT
Well, Weener, are you going to stand there and gawk for the next twentyfour hours or are you coming back with us?
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
The silly old gawk has got hold of your father and has actually made the old man believe that you are bewitched!
THE CHRISTIANHALL CAINE
She was tall and lean—a college friend had described her exactly as "half goddess and half gawk."
WALKING SHADOWSALFRED NOYES
He looked like an educated gawk, a rural genius, a pied piper of motley followers.
CHILDREN OF THE MARKET PLACEEDGAR LEE MASTERS
"Don't gawk," said Marcus, restraining his own tendency to gaze around in bewilderment.
MEZZEROW LOVES COMPANYFLOYD L. WALLACE
Young Absalom is a big, overgrown gawk of fourteen with no brain for anything but mischief.
THE CAMP FIRE GIRLS ON THE OPEN ROADHILDEGARD G. FREY
A great gawk of a fellow, with eyes that always look as if he were in the middle of next week!
THE IMPERIALIST(A.K.A. MRS. EVERARD COTES) SARA JEANNETTE DUNCAN
Cheese, instead of raising a hoof in my defense, dropped his ears and looked complacently on my animated heap like a country gawk.
ON A DONKEY'S HURRICANE DECKR. PITCHER WOODWARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GAWK

  • blockhead
  • boor
  • bucolic
  • buffoon
  • bumpkin
  • chuff
  • churl
  • clodhopper
  • gawk
  • hayseed
  • hick
  • hind
  • jake
  • lout
  • mucker
  • oaf
  • peasant
  • rube
  • rustic
  • swain
  • yahoo
  • yokel
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