A situation which is of a significant amount of discomfort, and a subject of hilarity and confusion for those not involved.
1. Katrina, if someone walks in while I am blowdrying your shorts while you are still wearing them, we may face an awkward situ....Nevermind, Too late.
by ihatethesethings November 01, 2010
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1.) causing difficulty; hard to do or deal with
2.) causing or feeling embarrassment or inconvenience
3.) not smooth or graceful; ungainly

An EXTREMELY over-used word, used mainly by immature kids in their early teenage years, to define an ironic or embarrassing moment. Very few of these kids actually know the meaning of the word, and use it so quantitatively for any circumstance that in their minds, everything is 'awkward'. Some like to add their own spunk to the word, resulting in disasters such as 'awk sauce' and even 'awklate milk'.
"That awkward moment when your friends tell your crush how much you talk about him."

"Thats a nice glass of awklate milk, bro."
"Yeah buddy."

"So today I texted my friend, and they didn't text back."
"Woah dude, that's so awk..."
"I know."
by IHateYourChildrenXx November 20, 2011
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Meeting someone in person, who upon shaking hands, you realized you rejected on an online dating site.
um... well... this is awkward. I totally rejected him on okcupid
by YankeeSkank July 28, 2011
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Adjective; may be shortened to awk and said in quick succession to end a bad situation and to let the parties involved know you don't want to be there

1 - used to describe situations in which a person or persons are aloof, confused, or have been caused discomfort.

2 - most commonly used to describe events/persons that cause a general malaise of uncomfortableness.
1 - When all the guys realized they had made out with the same girl that night it became real awkward. It was pretty awkward when she mentioned she had slept with her boyfriend's best friend.

2 - I hate that kid he is so awkward whenever he is around people, it is like he was raised by mentally challenged cave people. I am so awkward around her because I can never tell if she knows I slept with her best friend.
by Ryan D Scott February 15, 2008
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A completely embarassing situation
When Joey began talking to Bob about his new girlfriend Rihanna, the situation quickly became awkward after he realized Rihanna was Bob's Ex!
by AnonymousPieceofshit May 03, 2016
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