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Meaning of “ungainly” - Learner’s Dictionary

ungainly

adjective     /ʌnˈɡeɪnli/
moving in a way that is not attractive: an ungainly walkNot attractive to look atSerious and unpleasantInability and awkwardness
Translations of “ungainly”
in Vietnamese vụng về…
in Spanish desgarbado, torpe…
in Thai อย่างไม่สง่างาม…
in Malaysian canggung, kekok…
in French gauche…
in German plump…
in Chinese (Traditional) 笨手笨腳的, 舉止不優雅的…
in Indonesian canggung…
in Russian неуклюжий…
in Turkish hantal, beceriksiz, kaba…
in Chinese (Simplified) 笨手笨脚的, 举止不优雅的…
in Polish niezgrabny…
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