Sentence Examples


  • He was ungainly, with rickety legs.
  • The horses and cattle are of a degenerate type, small, ungainly and inured to neglect and hard usage.
  • The general shape of the animal is ungainly, owing to a huge hump on the withers, at which point the height is about 3 ft.
  • The sides of the atrium are unfortunately occupied by plain ungainly buildings five storeys in height, awkwardly accommodating themselves to the upward slope of the ground.
  • The principal church, among many, is the cathedral of St Michael, a large, ungainly building of grey sandstone.