gawp gawp

Definition(s):

  • (v) look with amazement; look stupidly

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Now, thanks to a recent government crack-down on crime and corruption, tourists are trickling back to Colombia's capital to gawp at the treasures firsthand.
  2. If your means are more constrained, no matter: you can still gawp at the stunning craft on display.
  3. If your means are more constrained, no matter: you can still gawp at the stunning craft on display.

News

  • How Starbucks Will Profit From Posting Its Calorie Counts

    In Seattle, the birthplace of Starbucks, and in health-obsessed New York, java junkies have been privy to calorie counts on menu boards for years. This Tuesday, the rest of the country will have the opportunity to gawp open-mouthed at the sheer number of calories in a Mocha Frappuccino (400, incidentally) when the coffee chain posts these figures in every store nationwide.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. To which Jemima said: "I put her straight, 'He came to gawp at you again, Ma'am.' She nodded wearily."
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Jemima Khan Source: Times of India

  2. "Today, New Labour strikes me a little bit like the Venus de Milo [statue] - you have to gawp with admiration at its quality and brilliance but it is indisputably incomplete and showing more than a few signs of its age," Mr Morgan said....
    on Dec 1, 2006 By: Rhodri Morgan Source: Politics.co.uk

  3. Renn says that while "crazy town still loves to gawp at the ultra-slim" there is a growing appetite in the fashion world for "the natural shapes a woman's body takes when it's not being deprived of food".
    on Sep 5, 2009 By: Crystal Renn Source: guardian.co.uk

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