Meaning of gawper in English:

gawper

noun

informal British

See gawp

‘And when you come up, 474 pages later, it is still with you, this ‘cloud of witnesses’, among the rescuers and family members, the gawpers.’
  • ‘Most of the gawpers seem to be local men with bad dental work.’
  • ‘Meanwhile, giving up trying again to clear the Vicar Lane pavement of gawpers, they lowered all the blinds.’
  • ‘How was I supposed to know we were going to end up at the centre of a crowd of gawpers?’
  • ‘Above the gawpers clustered outside the Palace an aeroplane is skywriting a message.’