heavy-handed definition

  • adjective:
    • Clumsy; uncomfortable.
    • Tactless; indiscreet.
    • Oppressive; harsh.
    • Clumsy, awkward; therefore, exorbitant.
    • severe; needlessly forceful.
    • identical to ham-fisted.
    • unjustly harsh or domineering.
    • unjustly domineering
    • lacking real movement abilities, specifically with all the hands
  • others:
    • Clumsy; awkward; perhaps not dexterous.
    • Oppressive; downbearing: as, heavy-handed tyranny.

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