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Groak


Groak or Growk

(gr-OKE)

Verb:

-Staring silently at someone while they eat, perhaps in the hope that they will give you some food.

-To look or stare at longingly.

-To look intently or wistfully so as to attract attention.

-To look at someone with a watchful or suspicious eye.

or

Noun:

-A child who sits watching others eating, in the hope of being asked to join them.

-A mute, wistful look by a child on any article greatly desired.

Of Scottish origin.

Used in a sentence:

“Can you believe Cordelia is on another blind date, this one groaking through the entire meal!”

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