Meaning of gawper in English:



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.’