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Definition of Awkward


  1. Wanting dexterity in the use of the hands, or of instruments; not dexterous; without skill; clumsy; wanting ease, grace, or effectiveness in movement; ungraceful; as, he was awkward at a trick; an awkward boy.
  2. Not easily managed or effected; embarrassing.
  3. Perverse; adverse; untoward.
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Awkward Translations

awkward in Dutch is plomp, log
awkward in German is peinlich, ungelenk
awkward in Latin is inconcinnus
awkward in Norwegian is klosset, keitet
awkward in Swedish is brydsamma, oskicklig, tafatt, obehaglig