Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Gawking and gaping as though 'twere Christmas and Roman candles going off!

For fifteen years I have been the 'objective' of the gawking squad.

He had gone about gawking in places he couldn't have had he been visible.

Here, you people, don't stand there gawking like a lot of dotty chumps!

"'Tend to your business, there; don't be gawking around," said the Orderly sternly.

After closing the door behind him, he stepped to the piazza, and stopped on the edge of it, gawking around like a country lout.

Like a flash the others followed him, and stood at attention just in his rear, gawking and peering in our direction.

I need to feel that way, acting foolish, gawking around here like some fool kid.

Then he was amazed at the shifting changes, the glory of its loneliness, and the utter absence of the curious and gawking.