gawkiness gawkiness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are extremely ungainly and inelegant

Usage(s):

  1. Then she sangand at the first note, her voice erased all the gawkiness.
  2. Then she sangand at the first note, her voice erased all the gawkiness of her presence onstage.
  3. Despite his gawkiness and good grades, Babbitt was elected student body president.
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