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clumsy

adjective uk   us   /ˈklʌm.zi/
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).B2 A clumsy person 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!
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clumsily
adverb uk   us   /-zɪ.li/
clumsiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
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