Definitions for unwieldyʌnˈwil di

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwieldy, unmanageable(adj)

    difficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape

    "we set about towing the unwieldy structure into the shelter"; "almost dropped the unwieldy parcel"

  2. unwieldy(adj)

    difficult to work or manipulate

    "unwieldy rules and regulations"

  3. 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"


  1. unwieldy(Adjective)

    lacking strength; weak

  2. unwieldy(Adjective)

    ungraceful in movement

  3. unwieldy(Adjective)

    difficult to carry, manage or operate because of its size, weight or shape or complexity

  4. unwieldy(Adjective)

    badly managed or operated

  5. Origin: From unweldi, equivalent to . Cognate with unweldich.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unwieldy(adj)

    not easily wielded or carried; unmanageable; bulky; ponderous

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry David Thoreau:

    Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed in them.

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