gawp : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v look with amazement; look stupidly
- 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.
- Trying not to gawp, a well mannered crowd at the British Industries Fair in London last week followed a distinguished party of visitors at a discreet distance.
- If your means are more constrained, no matter: you can still gawp at the stunning craft on display.
News & Articles
- 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.
June 24, 2013 - Forbes
- Jemima Khan in Times of India
To which Jemima said: "I put her straight, 'He came to gawp at you again, Ma'am.' She nodded wearily."
- Rhodri Morgan in Politics.co.uk
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....
- Crystal Renn in guardian.co.uk
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".