Meaning of GAWK in English

I. noun Etymology: probably from English dialect ~ left-handed Date: 1757 a clumsy stupid person ; lout , II. intransitive verb Etymology: perhaps alteration of obsolete gaw to stare Date: 1785 to gape or stare stupidly, ~er noun

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