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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The carriage of someone whose movements and posture are extremely inelegant.

Usage examples (38)
  • Adjective : an ungainly child; an ungainly prose style
  • She would get up early so that he needn't be offended by her slowness and ungainliness.
  • The exigencies of the beadwork, however, lends a certain stiffness and ungainliness to the figures.
  • Hunkapa Aub was not graceful, but his expansive stride compensated for his occasional ungainliness. for more
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