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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Clumsy. Also: Awkward..

Usage examples (38)
  • In cross-examination, as in fishing, nothing is more ungainly than a fisherman pulled into the water by his catch
  • A gawky lad with long ungainly legs
  • Cowell called her performance "ungainly" and "gimmicky" and he hated her outfit.
  • Consumer Reports said the Tahoe's handling was "ungainly" and its stopping distances too long. for more
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