Translation of "awkward" - English-Spanish dictionary

awkward

adjective uk /ˈɔːk·wəd/ us /ˈɔk·wərd/

difficult or causing problems

incómodo
an awkward question

embarrassing and not relaxed

incómodo
an awkward silence

moving in a way that is not attractive

torpe
His movements were slow and awkward.
awkwardly adverb /ˈɔːk·wəd·li/ /ˈɔk·wərd·li/

torpemente
awkwardness noun [ no plural ] /ˈɔːk·wəd·nəs/ /ˈɔk·wərd·nəs/

torpeza

(Translation of “awkward” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

awkward

adjective /ˈoːkwəd/

not graceful or elegant

patoso, desgarbado, torpe
an awkward movement.

difficult or causing difficulty, embarrassment etc

difícil, delicado, peliagudo
He kept asking her awkward questions
There was an awkward silence wheh he mentioned her ex-husband
The electric socket is in an awkward place.
awkwardly adverb

desgarbadamente
He fell awkwardly and twisted his ankle.
awkwardness noun

dificultad; torpeza
a moment of awkwardness.

(Translation of “awkward” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)