verb (used without object), Chiefly Northern U.S.
to stare with the mouth open in wonder or astonishment; gape:
Crowds stood gawping at the disabled ship.
(Brit, slang) (intransitive) often foll by at. to stare stupidly; gape
“fool, simpleton,” 1825, perhaps from the verb meaning “to yawn, gape” (as in astonishment), which is attested from 1680s, a dialectal survival of galp (c.1300), which is related to yelp or gape.
[Turkish gou-rah] /Turkish gaʊˈrɑ/ noun 1. .
[gaw-see] /ˈgɔ si/ adjective, Scot. and North England. 1. (of people) well-dressed and of cheerful appearance. 2. (of things) large and handsome.
[gah-yuh, gahy-uh, guh-yah] /ˈgɑ yə, ˈgaɪ ə, gəˈyɑ/ noun 1. a city in central Bihar, in NE India: Hindu center of pilgrimage. /ˈɡɑːjə; ˈɡaɪə/ noun 1. a city in NE India, in Bihar: Hindu place of pilgrimage and one of the holiest sites of Buddhism. Pop: 383 197 (2001)
[guh-yahl] /gəˈyɑl/ noun, plural gayals (especially collectively) gayal. 1. an ox, Bibos frontalis, of southeastern Asia and the Malay Archipelago, sometimes considered to be a domesticated breed of the gaur. /ɡəˈjæl/ noun (pl) gayal, gayals 1. an ox of India and Myanmar, Bibos frontalis, possibly a semidomesticated variety of gaur, black or brown with white […]