Part of speech:
The definition of clumsy is someone or something that is shaped, made or moves awkwardly.
Showing a lack of judgment, sense, or reason; inappropriate or foolish:
Difficult to effect; uncomfortable:
Lacking grace or social polish; awkward or tactless.
Not apt; not suitable; inappropriate
Not expert; unskillful; amateurish
To spoil by poor work or poor performance; bungle
To spoil by clumsy work or action; botch
Butcher is defined as to kill animals or prepare dead animals for meat or to kill large numbers of people without feeling.
(Archaic) To be affected with want; to come short; to lack; to be deficient or unprovided; used with of.
Flounder is defined as to stumble or struggle to talk, make a lot of errors, or move in a clumsy way.
To forget or botch (one's lines).
To feel or make (one's way) awkwardly.
To make a silly mistake; blunder:
To use frequently and indiscriminately, so as to render trite and commonplace.
(Intransitive) to meet or unite in a confused way
To make a miscue.
(Intransitive) to step badly or incorrectly
To fall into sin or error; do wrong
lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands; ; ; ; - Mary H. Vorse
Having unusually large hands.
Designating one who swings a bat, club, etc. rightward
showing lack of skill or aptitude
The definition of spoil is to destroy something, to diminish the character of something, to overindulge someone, or to go bad and become unusable or inedible.
To clear of contents by forcing air through.
To do (something) badly or awkwardly
Botch is defined as to make errors or do something in a clumsy, sloppy manner.
Mistake is defined as to misinterpret or to confuse someone with another person.
(US) To make a mistake.
To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
To mess up; botch
To be or become confused or overwhelmed as by something very difficult, surprising, vast, etc.
Blunder means to say or do something in a careless or stupid way.
Muddle is defined as to mix up, confuse or think in a confused way, or to mix up a drink.
To come upon accidentally or unexpectedly:
To shuffle playing cards
To go beyond the proper limits of something:
To struggle awkwardly to move, as in deep mud or snow; plunge about in a stumbling manner
To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
To have charge of; direct or administer:
To have or enjoy success; realize a goal or goals, esp. in becoming wealthy, winning fame or approval, etc.
To omit to perform (an expected duty, for example):
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To speak to or communicate with (someone) in order to point out a mistake or error.
To grow vigorously; flourish:
Marked by a lack of adroitness; inept.
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