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ham-fisted

adjective uk   /ˌhæmˈfɪs.tɪd/  us   /-t̬ɪd/ mainly UK (US usually ham-handed)
doing things in an awkward or unskilled way when using the hands or dealing with people: The report criticizes the ham-fisted way in which complaints were dealt with.
Translations of “ham-fisted”
in Chinese (Traditional) 笨手笨腳的, (與人交往時)笨拙的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 笨手笨脚的, (与人交往时)笨拙的…
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