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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To move in a clumsy, graceless manner.

Usage examples (31)
  • Matthew moved awkwardly toward Tina to ask her to dance.
  • On the table the kender found a folded piece of parchment with his name awkwardly penned on the front.
  • That is why she felt her dirty finger-nails curl in awkwardly to hide themselves as she held the pen to sign her name.
  • I hate to see that kind of stuff happen, someone going in awkwardly. for more
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