gawky


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Synonyms for gawky

Synonyms for gawky

lacking dexterity and grace in physical movement

Synonyms for gawky

lacking grace in movement or posture

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Somehow or other, I went sideways down the aisle like a gawky half-sized beanstalk tottering in the wind.
However, we don't believe a word of it, including the depressingly familiar subplot of the gawky hero's best friend proclaiming his heterosexuality despite evidence to the contrary.
But the last duckling to emerge - played wonderfully gawky by Scottish actor Mark Kane - looks nothing like his fluffy yellow siblings.
Cue a classic voyage of discovery for Max (Christopher Price), the nervous, gawky goblin tree decoration who is normally relegated out of sight to the back of the tree.
He was "turned" by accident, and he's a gawky geek, not beautiful like the other vampires.
there's aunty so-and-so, look at young Billy, and you'd never have guessed that shy gawky young girl would have done so well for herself.
This relatively new discipline has matured from what can best be termed its gawky adolescence into a full-fledged field of study in the past 20 years.
Milkweed is never attractive, from seedling to gawky senescence, but it produces a yearly miracle: pods full of the most exquisite seeds, beautiful as the best brocade, lying close-lapped in the pod and topped by creamy, gleaming silk.
tells the story of Ugly, whose gawky looks bring scorn from his family and neighbors.
Kerstetter, whose gawky frame, unkempt hair, and wide, pale eyes lend him an unhinged air even before he opens his mouth, gives a genuinely unsettling performance.
Caught amid the raging hormones of young adulthood and the race riots of 1968, six teenagers wearing semiformal attire responded to both, through dances ranging from humorously gawky to boldly come-hither to shockingly aggressive.
And the only person who has the guts to jump to Matt's defense is gawky loner girl Ursula Riggs.
The gawky wings hitched upward in a species-Specific
HE was born in 1946, in Cincinatti, Ohio, and says he was small and gawky when he was a kid.