Definitions for ham-handed
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
clumsy, inept, or heavy-handed:
a ham-handed apology.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of ham-handed:
bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, heavy-handed, left-handed(adj)
lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands
"a bumbling mechanic"; "a bungling performance"; "ham-handed governmental interference"; "could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H. Vorse
Clumsy, heavy, or inept; not delicate, light or gentle.
Some of the dishes arrived damaged after their ham-handed moving efforts.
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