adjective, gawk·i·er, gawk·i·est.
- awkward; ungainly; clumsy.
adjective gawkier or gawkiest
- clumsy or ungainly; awkward
- West Yorkshire dialect left-handed
“awkward, ungainly,” 1724, from gawk hand “left hand” (1703), perhaps a contraction of gaulick, thus “gaulish hand,” derogatory slang that could have originated during some period of strained Anglo-French relations, i.e. most of recorded history.