clumsy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈklʌmzi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈklʌmzi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(klumzē)


Inflections of 'clumsy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
clumsier
adj comparative
clumsiest
adj superlative
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clumsy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. am (always) so clumsy!
  2. am usually a [little, bit] clumsy
  3. try not to be so clumsy!
  4. is a clumsy [child, person, player, dancer]
  5. is clumsy with her [words, feet]
  6. is clumsy and [uncoordinated, awkward, uncertain]
  7. make a clumsy attempt [at, to]
  8. am feeling clumsy today
  9. a clumsy way to [make, do, get, lift]
  10. a clumsy but effective [method, way, solution]
  11. has a clumsy manner of [walking, speaking, standing]
  12. [walks] in a clumsy manner
  13. thanks to my clumsy [hands, fingers, feet]!
  14. the [tool, program] is clumsy to [use, work with, handle]
  15. is a clumsy [tool]
  16. a clumsy [excuse, apology, piece of work]
  17. [an article, a contract, a document] with clumsy wording
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