Lacking dexterity and grace in physical movement
Difficult to handle or manage
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.
The horses and cattle are of a degenerate type, small, ungainly and inured to neglect and hard usage.
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.