HyperDic: clumsy

English > 4 senses of the word clumsy:
ADJECTIVEallclumsy, gawky, clunky, ungainly, unwieldylacking grace in movement or posture
allclumsy, awkward, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosennot elegant or graceful in expression
allclumsy, awkward, bunglesome, ungainlydifficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
allclumsy, bungling, fumbling, incompetentshowing lack of skill or aptitude
clumsy > pronunciation
Soundsklah'mziy
RhymesAnasazi ... z / Z: 56 rhymes with ziy...
English > clumsy: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking grace in movement or posture.
Example "clumsy fingers"
Synonymsgawky, clunky, ungainly, unwieldy
Broaderawkwardlacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
Spanishdesgarbado, desmañado, insignificante, patoso, torpe
Catalandesmanyotat, feixuc, maldestre, matusser
Nounsclumsinessthe carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant
Adverbsclumsilyin a clumsy manner
English > clumsy: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot elegant or graceful in expression.
Example "a clumsy apology"
Synonymsawkward, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosen
Broaderinfelicitousnot appropriate in application
Spanishimpropio, inapropiado, inepto
Nounsclumsinessthe inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment / embarrassment)
English > clumsy: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningDifficult to handle or manage especially because of shape.
Example "clumsy wooden shoes"
Synonymsawkward, bunglesome, ungainly
Broaderunwieldy, unmanageableDifficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape
Spanishincómodo
Catalanincòmode
English > clumsy: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningshowing lack of skill or aptitude.
Example "did a clumsy job"
Synonymsbungling, fumbling, incompetent
Broaderunskillednot having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency / proficiency
Spanishincompetente, inepto
Catalanincompetent, inepte
Nounsclumsinessunskillfulness resulting from a lack of training

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