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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Awkward or clumsy in or as if in the use of the hands.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : a heavy-handed master. ,a heavy-handed treatment of the theme
  • A little heavy-handedness with the sprinkles never hurt anyone.
  • I can see your point about the heavy-handedness, etc. of her style.
  • But I, too, wearied of the heavy-handedness of some of their metaphors. for more
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