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an event that is both surprising and uncomfortable simultaneously
I ran into my ex-girlfriend and her family yesterday while I was with my new girlfriend; it was shawkward.
by Michael Mervin September 12, 2009
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(Adj.) The awkwardness that arises when two people know they were consecutively pooping in adjacent stalls, and they avoid talking to one another when they proceed to wash their hands.
Guy 1: Dude, I took a massive dump today, and some guy was next to me. We both finished at the same time and washed out hands in silence.

Guy 2: Shawkward!
by SHS person December 16, 2009
A combination between shy and awkward. Usually applies to geeky kind of people.
"Poor girl, she's just so shawkward."
"What's he doing on his own?" "Don't worry about him, he's shawkward."
by Agirlnotaboy March 03, 2013
shy and awkward mixed together.
Girl 1: "Come on! He totally likes you!"
Girl 2: "I don't know, I don't see it...he's so shawkward."

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