Meaning of “awkward” - Learner’s Dictionary

awkward

adjective uk us /ˈɔːkwəd/
DIFFICULT

B2 difficult or causing problems:

an awkward customer
an awkward question
EMBARRASSING

B2 embarrassing and not relaxed:

an awkward pause/silence
I'm in an awkward situation.
NOT ATTRACTIVE

moving in a way that is not attractive:

His movements were slow and awkward.
awkwardly adverb
awkwardness noun [ U ]

(Definition of “awkward” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)