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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not having good control in moving the hands or feet.

Usage examples (35)
  • I felt clumsy when I tripped over the rug.
  • She gave him her hand, and he took it with a certain clumsy gallantry and raised it to his lips.
  • It would be a brave man who would predict that such a process will always remain clumsy, slow, and faulty in detail.
  • The film lurches forward in clumsy and confusing sequences, with overacting and illogical behavior ruling the roost. for more
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