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clumsy

clum·sy

clumsy

 
 
pronunciation:
kluhm zi
part of speech: adjective
inflections: clumsier, clumsiest
definition 1: without physical grace or control; awkward.
That clumsy child is always dropping things.
synonyms:
awkward, klutzy
antonyms:
graceful
similar words:
all thumbs, wooden
definition 2: difficult to handle or use.
It took a long time to set up the large, clumsy tent.
synonyms:
awkward, cumbersome
similar words:
stiff, wooden
definition 3: without social skills.
His clumsy effort to tell a joke was met by silence.
synonyms:
awkward, crude
antonyms:
delicate, graceful
similar words:
coarse
derivations: clumsily (adv.), clumsiness (n.)