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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: ungainly (0.00928 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to ungainly.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: ungainly ungainly adj 1: 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” [syn: gawky, clumsy, clunky, unwieldy] 2: 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” [syn: awkward, bunglesome, clumsy] [also: ungainliest, ungainlier]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Ungainly Ungainly \Un*gain"ly\, adv. In an ungainly manner. [1913 Webster] Ungainly \Un*gain"ly\, a. [OE. ungeinliche, adv., fr. ungein inconvenient; un- + Icel. gegn ready, serviceable; adv., against, opposite. See Un- not, and Gain, a., Again.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not gainly; not expert or dexterous; clumsy; awkward; uncouth; as, an ungainly strut in walking. [1913 Webster] His ungainly figure and eccentric manners. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. Unsuitable; unprofitable. [Obs.] --Hammond. [1913 Webster]

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