unhandy

[ uhn-han-dee ]
/ ʌnˈhæn di /

adjective, un·hand·i·er, un·hand·i·est.

not skillful in manual work: He's unhandy when it comes to fixing things around the house.
inconveniently placed or arranged.
difficult to handle or use, as tools or objects.

Nearby words

  1. unhallowed,
  2. unhampered,
  3. unhand,
  4. unhandled,
  5. unhandsome,
  6. unhappily,
  7. unhappy,
  8. unharmed,
  9. unharness,
  10. unhasp

Origin of unhandy

First recorded in 1655–65; un-1 + handy

Related formsun·hand·i·ly, adverbun·hand·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for unhandy

unhandy

/ (ʌnˈhændɪ) /

adjective

not skilful with one's hands; clumsy; awkward
inconvenient
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