adjective, clum·si·er, clum·si·est.
Words nearby clumsy
Origin of clumsy
SYNONYMS FOR clumsy
OTHER WORDS FROM clumsyclum·si·ly, adverbclum·si·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for clumsiness
Yet another chapter in the "J. Law's Clumsiness is So Endearing" saga.Jennifer Lawrence Trips (Again) at the Oscars, Internet Goes Nuts|Marlow Stern|March 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whatever Kerry lacks in clumsiness, he makes up for in spinelessness.
Just a detail, perhaps, but it underlines the clumsiness of Romney's decision to come to Israel.
On Reliable Sources Sunday, Terence Smith said that a recent Obama gaffe was “Romney-esque in its clumsiness.”Sunday Talk: Ann Coulter Defends Mitt Romney & More (Video)|The Daily Beast Video|June 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This I am aware is the regulation mode amongst Thames and Lea roach anglers; but its clumsiness always forbade my cultivating it.Lines in Pleasant Places|William Senior
Apologising for your clumsiness, request some one to replace the coins on your nails, saying you will have another try.More Conjuring|Hercat
This great man while traveling in France in 1788 was struck by the clumsiness of the plows used in that country.Stories of Useful Inventions|Samuel Eagle Foreman
Owing to her clumsiness more than to her agility, she came about within pistol-shot distance under the enemy's stern.Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812|James Barnes
And the gentle Scuddy blushed at his clumsiness, and hoped that she would understand the difference.Springhaven|R. D. Blackmore