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agreeable, amiable, amicable, civil, compatible, congenial, cordial, friendly, genial, inoffensive.
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Correct spelling:
gawky
Definition:
Awkward and dull; clownish.

Synonyms:

adjective
clumsy
awkward, bumbling, clownish, gauche, loutish, lumbering, lumpish, lumpy, maladroit, oafish, rude, rustic, splay, uncouth, ungainly.
gangling
gangling, leggy, gangly, long-legged, Spindling, leggier, long-limbed.
inelegant
awkward, barbarous, boorish, brutish, clumsy, coarse, crude, earthy, graceless, gross, inelegant, raw, rude, tactless, tasteless, tawdry, uncivil, undignified, unpolished, unrefined, vulgar.
lumbering
lead-footed, heavy-footed, Clodhopping.
oafish
oafish, halfwitted.
uncoordinated
not agile, like a bull in a china shop.
ungraceful
Uncourtly.
noun
clumsy
rustic.
gawky
awkward, clumsy, clunky, ungainly, unwieldy.
Examples of usage:
  1. Her cousin looked around in gawky embarrassment, bewildered by the splendor of the room; and after some deliberation selected the most substantial of the chairs, on the extreme edge of which he carefully seated himself. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  2. A Polish woman, whose husband had moved his family down from Pierre to occupy the Irishman's shack, came to the school, bringing her son, a gawky, hangdog lad of twelve. – The Biography of a Prairie Girl by Eleanor Gates
  3. For the passage was blocked, while in the hall were collected together all the pupils and the servants- that gawky James coming back and towering above all, like a horrible lamp- post in a crowd. – A Fluttered Dovecote by George Manville Fenn
  4. Now I know why he always makes me feel so uncomfortable - and afraid- and- and gawky. – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford

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