Definitions for clumsyˈklʌm zi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gawky, clumsy, clunky, ungainly, unwieldy(adj)

    lacking grace in movement or posture

    "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"

  2. awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosen(adj)

    not elegant or graceful in expression

    "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"

  3. awkward, bunglesome, clumsy, ungainly(adj)

    difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape

    "an awkward bundle to carry"; "a load of bunglesome paraphernalia"; "clumsy wooden shoes"; "the cello, a rather ungainly instrument for a girl"

  4. bungling, clumsy, fumbling, incompetent(adj)

    showing lack of skill or aptitude

    "a bungling workman"; "did a clumsy job"; "his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf"

Wiktionary

  1. clumsy(Noun)

    A clumsy person.

  2. clumsy(Adjective)

    awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous

    He's very clumsy. I wouldn't trust him with carrying the dishes.

  3. clumsy(Adjective)

    Not elegant or well-planned, lacking tact or subtlety

  4. clumsy(Adjective)

    awkward or inefficient in use or construction, difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clumsy

    stiff or benumbed, as with cold

  2. Clumsy

    without skill or grace; wanting dexterity, nimbleness, or readiness; stiff; awkward, as if benumbed; unwieldy; unhandy; hence; ill-made, misshapen, or inappropriate; as, a clumsy person; a clumsy workman; clumsy fingers; a clumsy gesture; a clumsy excuse

Freebase

  1. Clumsy

    "Clumsy" is a song by American recording artist Fergie from her debut album, The Dutchess. The song was released as the album's fifth single on September 25, 2007. It was written by Fergie, Bobby Troup and will.i.am, who also produced the track. It was partially recorded in Los Angeles and in the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. The song's lyrics about being clumsy and in love flow alongside its computerized and bleeping beat taken from "The Bubble Bunch" by Jimmy Spicer, as well as a sample of "The Girl Can't Help It", originally performed by Little Richard. The song received generally mixed to positive reviews. Critics praised the Little Richard sample and the goofy lyrics on feelings of love. Some critics deemed it to be the album's highlight and pop at its finest, while others considered it flat. "Clumsy" peaked at number five on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming Fergie's fifth straight top five hit in the US. The single was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America and has sold over two million downloads in the country. Internationally, the song peaked in the top five in Australia, Canada and New Zealand. The song's music video, directed by Marc Webb and Rich Lee, is stylized like a pop-up book and features Swedish model Alex Lundqvist as Fergie's love interest.

Anagrams of clumsy »

  1. muscly

  2. cumyls


Translations for clumsy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • أخرقArabic
  • тромав, несръченBulgarian
  • neohrabaný, nemotorný, nešikovný, nevhodnýCzech
  • klobig, tollpatschig, plump, ungeschickt, sperrig, Tölpel, unbeholfen, unhandlich, schwerfälligGerman
  • αδέξιοςGreek
  • torpe, patoso, desmañadoSpanish
  • kohmakas, rohmakasEstonian
  • چلفتی, چلاغ, قناسPersian
  • kömpelöFinnish
  • maladroit, gaucheFrench
  • ciotach, liobarnach, tútachIrish
  • cearbach, liobastaScottish Gaelic
  • otromba, ügyetlen, balkezes, esetlen, szakszerűtlenHungarian
  • անշնորհք, անփույթArmenian
  • impacciato, sgraziato, maldestro, malfatto, goffo, rozzoItalian
  • 不器用なJapanese
  • pekengohe, ninipa, pakihawaMāori
  • onhandig, stunteligDutch
  • niezgrabny, niezdarnyPolish
  • atrapalhado, desajeitadoPortuguese
  • maladesterRomansh
  • grosolan, stângaci, greoi, neîndemânatic, butucănosRomanian
  • неловкий, неуклюжий, неповоротливый, неудобныйRussian
  • osmidig, klumpig, drummel, otymplig, svårhanterlig, klantig, klant, drumligSwedish

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