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verb [intransitive] British informal gawp pronunciation in British English /ɡɔːp/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlegawping
past tensegawped
past participlegawped
  1. to look at someone or something for a long time, often in a rude or stupid way, and usually with your mouth open in surprise


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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