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clumsy

adjective uk   /ˈklʌm.zi/ us  
awkward in movement or manner: The first mobile phones were heavy and clumsy to use, but nowadays they are much easier to handle. My attempts to apologize were very clumsy (= not said well).Inability and awkwardness B2 describes someone who often has accidents because they do not behave in a careful, controlled way: That's the third glass you've smashed this week - you're so clumsy!Inability and awkwardness
clumsily
adverb uk   /-zɪ.li/ us  
Inability and awkwardness
clumsiness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Inability and awkwardness
(Definition of clumsy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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