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gawky (adj) – Awkward; ungainly.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : “awkward, ungainly,” 1759, 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.

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