Clumsy

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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Lacking physical coordination, skill, or grace; awkward.
  • adj. Awkwardly constructed; unwieldy: clumsy wooden shoes; a clumsy sentence.
  • adj. Gauche; inept: a clumsy excuse.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous
  • adj. Not elegant or well-planned, lacking tact or subtlety
  • adj. awkward or inefficient in use or construction, difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
  • n. A clumsy person.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Stiff or benumbed, as with cold.
  • adj. Without skill or grace; wanting dexterity, nimbleness, or readiness; stiff; awkward, as if benumbed; unwieldy; unhandy; hence; ill-made, misshapen, or inappropriate.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Stiffened with cold; benumbed.
  • Acting as if benumbed; awkward; ungainly; unhandy; uncouth; without expertness, dexterity, tact, or grace: as, a clumsy workman; a clumsy wooer.
  • Manifesting awkwardness; ill-contrived or ill-managed; awkwardly combined, arranged, or used: as, a clumsy movement; clumsy sentences.
  • So made as to be unwieldy in certain or in all uses; heavily built; large and heavy; not manageable, light, or graceful.
  • Awkward in appearance or use; unfamiliar; anomalous; outr├ę.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
  • adj. showing lack of skill or aptitude
  • adj. lacking grace in movement or posture
  • adj. not elegant or graceful in expression
  • Equivalent
    Cross Reference
    clumsy tea    clumsies   
    Variant
    clumsier    clumsiest   
    Synonym
    Words with the same meaning
    awkward    stiff    unwieldy    unhandy    hence   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    awkward    stupid    ugly    slow    useless