Definitions for ungainlyʌnˈgeɪn li
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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"
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"
clumsy; lacking grace.
difficult to move or to manage; unwieldy.
Origin: From un- + gegn + -ly.
not gainly; not expert or dexterous; clumsy; awkward; uncouth; as, an ungainly strut in walking
in an ungainly manner
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