clumsier clumsier

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) lacking grace in movement or posture
  2. (adj) not elegant or graceful in expression
  3. (adj) difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
  4. (adj) showing lack of skill or aptitude

Usage(s):

  1. Most Taiwanese are willing to forgive, given the cash even the clumsier tourists are bringing.
  2. At a closed conference meeting in his office, Gingrich apologized to the rest of the GOP leadership for the tapes, their clumsy editing and clumsier release.
  3. The harder he tries, the clumsier he becomes, until the Marines give up.

News

  • Where's a technician when a script throws a rod?

    I never thought I'd encounter a clumsier western goof than the "Wild Wild West." But if the movies teach us anything, it's to never say "never." Not ever. Now "The Lone Ranger" has come thundering down the trail.        
    on July 5, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

Quotes

  1. "I believe that the EPA's enforcement of the endangerment finding would be clumsier and less targeted than if Congress were to act -- in that regard I agree with Senator Murkowski and many others," Udall added. "I don't, however, think you...
    on Jun 8, 2010 By: Mark Udall Source: New York Times

  2. As for the latest generation of BlackBerry smartphones, Mossberg says they're looking "clumsier with each passing day."
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: Walt Mossberg Source: Toronto Star

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