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Overview of adj clumsy

The adj clumsy has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) gawky, clumsy, clunky, ungainly, unwieldy

(lacking grace in movement or posture; "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair")

2. (1) awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosen

(not elegant or graceful in expression; "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?")

3. awkward, bunglesome, clumsy, ungainly

(difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape; "an awkward bundle to carry"; "a load of bunglesome paraphernalia"; "clumsy wooden shoes"; "the cello, a rather ungainly instrument for a girl")

4. bungling, clumsy, fumbling, incompetent

(showing lack of skill or aptitude; "a bungling workman"; "did a clumsy job"; "his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf")

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