clumsy definition

  • adjective:
    • Lacking physical coordination, skill, or grace; uncomfortable.
    • Awkwardly constructed; unwieldy: clumsy wooden footwear; a clumsy phrase.
    • Gauche; inept: a clumsy reason.
    • awkward, lacking control, perhaps not graceful, maybe not dextrous
    • maybe not elegant or well-planned, lacking tact or subtlety
    • uncomfortable or ineffective in use or construction, hard to manage or manage specifically because of shape
    • Stiff or benumbed, much like cold.
    • Without skill or grace; wanting dexterity, nimbleness, or ability; stiff; awkward, as though benumbed; unwieldy; unhandy; therefore; ill-made, misshapen, or unacceptable.
    • difficult to manage or manage specifically because of shape
    • showing lack of skill or aptitude
    • lacking elegance in activity or posture
    • perhaps not elegant or elegant in expression
  • noun:
    • A clumsy individual.
  • others:
    • Stiffened with cold; benumbed.
    • functioning as though benumbed; uncomfortable; 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, organized, or utilized: as, a clumsy action; awkward phrases.
    • therefore made on be unwieldy in a few or in all uses; greatly built; huge and heavy; not workable, light, or graceful.
    • Awkward in features or use; unfamiliar; anomalous; outrĂ©.

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