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Definition of clumsy:

  1. Stiff or benumbed, as with cold.
  2. Without skill or grace; wanting dexterity, nimbleness, or readiness; stiff; awkward, as if benumbed; unwieldy; unhandy; hence; ill- made, misshapen, or inappropriate; as, a clumsy person; a clumsy workman; clumsy fingers; a clumsy gesture; a clumsy excuse.


unequal to, unskillful, fumbling, klutzy, clunky, feckless, uneasy, bunglesome, left-handed, impolitic, ungraceful, ham-fisted, ill at ease, incapable, brash, incompetent, unmanageable, maladroit, awkward, bungling, gawky, unpolitic, heavy-handed, ungainly, unskilled, unhandy, gauche, ability, easy, uncouth, butterfingered, ham-handed, lumpish, inapt, courtesy, unwieldy, bulky, unskilful, undiplomatic, sticky, handless, cumbrous, unqualified, cumbersome, ill-chosen, infelicitous, inept, study at awkward, embarrassing, unenviable, untactful, clownish.

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