[ ham-han-did ]
/ ˈhæmˈhæn dɪd /
clumsy, inept, or heavy-handed: a ham-handed approach to dealing with people that hurts a lot of feelings.
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“Everyday" is an adjective that describes things that happen habitually or items that are normal items or events.
Also especially British, ham-fist·ed [ham-fis-tid] /ˈhæmˈfɪs tɪd/.
Origin of ham-handed
First recorded in 1915–20
OTHER WORDS FROM ham-handedham·hand·ed·ness; especially British, ham·fist·ed·ness, noun
Words nearby ham-handed
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