Sentence Examples

  • He was ungainly, with rickety legs.
  • 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.
  • C. Selous gives the following description of its habits: "The square-mouthed rhinoceros is a huge, ungainly looking beast, with a disproportionately large head, a large male standing 6 ft.
  • The horses and cattle are of a degenerate type, small, ungainly and inured to neglect and hard usage.
  • The principal church, among many, is the cathedral of St Michael, a large, ungainly building of grey sandstone.

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