Origin of unwieldy
OTHER WORDS FROM unwieldyun·wield·i·ly, adverbun·wield·i·ness, noun
How to use unwieldy in a sentence
Paul darted, as quickly as his unwieldly bulk would allow, into the middle of the street.Boyhood in Norway|Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
The Professor, as I remembered him, had an elephantine sense of humour capable of the most clumsy and unwieldly gambollings.The Poison Belt|Arthur Conan Doyle
If he could have held the boat in its course, as with a pair of oars, he might have made progress even with that unwieldly paddle.
It is an enormous folio, and rather unwieldly, but a most interesting example of the new style.Illuminated Manuscripts|John W. Bradley
At length we stopped, and the chief raised up a thick, heavy mat which hung like an unwieldly curtain in front of a doorway.A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder|James De Mille