Definition of 'gawp'
Example sentences containing 'gawp'
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People do not just gawp and stare at it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Or are we just gawping at a naked emperor? Times, Sunday Times (2008)He tries to rake in as much cash as possible by shipping in tourists to gawp at his bulk. The Sun (2009)Or take a leisurely open-air gondola to float over the greenery and gawp at the views. The Sun (2015)Mum and Dad can just gawp at the passing parade. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They just wanted to gawp. The Sun (2008)He is so unexpected that I just gawp. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I was gawping at the views when I should have been eyeing the road. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Everyone tunes into this series, which returns for a second run tonight, for a bit of a gawp at just how messy some people can be. The Sun (2013)
Trends of 'gawp'
Used Rarely. gawp is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of gawp from the Collins English Dictionary
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