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1 ungainly

Lacking grace in movement or posture:
— A gawky lad with long ungainly legs.
— What an ungainly creature a giraffe is.

synoniemen: clumsy, clunky, gawky, unwieldy.

Roget 846: ugly, ugly as sin, ugly as a toad, ugly as a scarecrow, ugly as a dead monkey; plain, bald (unadorned) 849; homely; ordinary, unornamental, inartistic; unsightly, ... meer laten zien

Roget 895: discourteous, uncourteous; uncourtly; ill-bred, ill-mannered, ill-behaved, ill-conditioned; unbred; unmannerly, unmannered; impolite, unpolite; unpolished, uncivilized, ... meer laten zien

Pools: niezgrabny, niezdarny, niezręczny

2 ungainly

Difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape:
— The cello, a rather ungainly instrument for a girl.

synoniemen: awkward, bunglesome, clumsy.

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: all thumbs, awkward, blunderheaded, blundering, boorish, bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, careless, clownish, clumsy, clumsy-fisted, cumbersome, fingers all thumbs, fumbling, gauche, gawkish, gawky, graceless, ham-fisted ... meer laten zien.

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