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awk (6)

adjective Clipping
awkward, weird
 
A simplifying or shortening of the word awkward into a one-syllable word, in keeping with many modernizations of words. Popularized in youth culture. Can be used after a long, awkward silence.
Etymology : Clipping -ward from "awkward"
Source : "... ... Awk." - (Conversation with friends, 2011)
Last modified: 2 December 2011