Meaning of “be all fingers and thumbs” in the English Dictionary

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"be all fingers and thumbs" in British English

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be all fingers and thumbs

UK US be all thumbs

to move your hands in an awkward way:

I'm all fingers and thumbs today. That's the second plate I've dropped this morning.

(Definition of “be all fingers and thumbs” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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