Definition Of gawky
nervously awkward and ungainly.
a gawky teenager
Example Of gawky
A gawky chap with a ponytail, rarely ever seen in a suit, he wanted to be different from those tough guys at the big anonymous corporate conglomerations.
And as usual, I turned into a goofy, gawky , tongue-tied idiot.
As a gawky , squawky teenager with no friends, desperate to distance herself from her parents, she took a part-time job in a library and devoured books, and not just the dirty ones either.
At that time I was a gawky 18-year-old, from a small town - unused to and unaware of the big sophisticated city.
Chris was nearly eighteen and though he was tall, filled out with spiky black hair and handsome features, he still felt awkward, gawky , and ugly.