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Definition of Clumsy

Clumsy

  1. Stiff or benumbed, as with cold.
  2. Without skill or grace; wanting dexterity, nimbleness, or readiness; stiff; awkward, as if benumbed; unwieldy; unhandy; hence; ill-made, misshapen, or inappropriate; as, a clumsy person; a clumsy workman; clumsy fingers; a clumsy gesture; a clumsy excuse.

Clumsy Quotations

A career path is rarely a path at all. A more interesting life is usual a more crooked, winding path of missteps, luck and vigorous work. It is almost always a clumsy balance between the things you try to make happen and the things that happen to you.
Tom Freston

Patients know in a heartbeat if they're getting a clumsy exam.
Abraham Verghese

It will be the mother of all telescopes, and you can bet it will do for astronomy what genome sequencing is doing for biology. The clumsy, if utilitarian, name of this mirrored monster is Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, or LSST. You can't use it yet, but a peak in the Chilean Andes has been decapitated to provide a level spot for placement.
Seth Shostak

I'm not clumsy, I'm just accident prone.
Daniel Radcliffe

A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.
Umberto Eco
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Clumsy Translations

clumsy in French is malhabile
clumsy in Hungarian is balkezes
clumsy in Spanish is desgraciado
clumsy in Swedish is tafatt, drumlig, oskicklig, klumpig
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