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1. clumsy

adjective. ['ˈklʌmzi'] lacking grace in movement or posture.

Synonyms

  • ungainly
  • gawky
  • unwieldy
  • awkward

Antonyms

  • fortunate
  • beautiful
  • easy
  • comfortable

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Words that Rhyme with Clumsy

  • rumsey
  • pumsie

Example sentences of the word clumsy


1. Adjective
One clumsy move from you can send them flying all over the garage.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The symptoms are leg weakness and clumsy, or "wobbly," walking that may lead to paralysis.

Quotes containing the word clumsy


1. The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it.
- H.G. Wells

2. Frank didn’t drop you on purpose,” she said. “He’s not like that. He’s just a little clumsy sometimes.”“Oops,” Leo said, in his best Frank Zhang voice. “Dropped Leo into a squad of enemy soldiers. Dang it!
- Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena

3. Words define us,' Mom continued, as I struggled to make my clumsy marks look like her elegant script. 'We must protect our knowledge and pass it on whenever we can. If we are ever to become a society again, we must teach others how to remain human.
- Julie Kagawa, The Immortal Rules

2. clumsy

adjective. ['ˈklʌmzi'] not elegant or graceful in expression.

Synonyms

  • inept
  • cumbersome
  • infelicitous
  • inapt
  • awkward

Antonyms

  • competent
  • adroit
  • happy
  • infelicity

3. clumsy

adjective. ['ˈklʌmzi'] difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape.

Synonyms

  • unwieldy
  • bunglesome
  • unmanageable
  • awkward

Antonyms

  • compliant
  • manageable
  • obedient
  • corrigible

4. clumsy

adjective. ['ˈklʌmzi'] showing lack of skill or aptitude.

Synonyms

  • incompetent
  • bungling
  • unskilled

Antonyms

  • convenient
  • inaudible
  • practical
  • tractable
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