klutzy

[ kluht-see ]
/ ˈklʌt si /

adjective, klutz·i·er, klutz·i·est. Slang.

clumsy; awkward: If you weren't so klutzy you wouldn't have dropped it.
unwieldy; bulky or awkward: a klutzy pair of boots.
inept or thoughtless; boneheaded: a klutzy remark.

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Origin of klutzy

An Americanism dating back to 1960–65; klutz + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM klutzy

klutz·i·ness, noun
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