the way awkward should be spelled.
-how do you spell "awk...ward"?
-Exactly like that.
A word used by people- mainly high school trend followers- to describe anything, anywhere, at any time, when no other words enter the brain.
Awkward used to be a word people used to describe a time when tension fills the air, eye contact is made and broken, and an uncomfortable mood sets in.
More likely than not, the case in question was not in any way awkward.
Girl: ...And then the doctor told me it was broken and I'd have to get a cast.
High school trend follower: Awkward!
the most overused word of 2011
Girl 1: "that was awkward..."
Girl 2: "omg i know, that awkward moment when it was really awkward!"
Standing in an elevator alone with a naked old man, impatiently waiting to get to your floor which, of course, has to be at the top floor. Suddenly seconds extend to minutes, minutes to hours.
*Long, awkward silence*
Naked old man: *cough cough HHACCKK!!*
The feeling you get when you see a one-night-stand a few days later, in a very public place.
dude.. i totally saw that guy this morning on the way to class that i hooked up with at that party. it was sooo awkward. .
Uncomfortable or embarrassing. Scientific evidence has proven that the birth of the word "awkward" comes directly from the invention of the game Truth or Dare.
Poor little Johnny didn't even know what awkward was until he played Truth or Dare and had to tell everyone who he liked.
to have difficulty in certain situations, usually around people.
Jasmine was awkward today meeting her mate's family.