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2.
a physical sign recognizing that an awkward moment has occured, or warning that a supremely awkward moment may occur if you don't watch out. an awkward tent is made by raising both arms above the head, elbows bent and fingertips touching, forming a "tent" above you. once the awkward tent is made, it has been acknowledged that an awkward moment has indeed occured, and everyone in the room can get on with whatever they were doing.
"Guys, is it weird to get festering red hives. . . down there?" asked Polly, loudly and to the entire dinner table.
Everyone put up their awkward tents.
by OmiOmi August 02, 2006
 
1.
A sign formed by holding arms above head in a vague tent shape. The Awkward Tent is where you go to hide when things get awkward. Inside is the Good Story Basket.
In the Awkward Tent, Sam cries "Don't look at me!!"
by Legit December 09, 2005
 
3.
When one "pitches a tent" in an unusual place generating an awkward situation.
I saw Josh jerking off in church last week. Talk about an awkward tent.
by Sun-shine May 30, 2007