#EngVocab: Other Ways to Say ‘Clumsy’

Today we will learn about other ways to say ‘clumsy.’
Do you know the synonyms of ‘clumsy’?

Let’s start.

  1. Gawky.
    Meaning: nervously awkward and ungainly.
    E.g. “Her metamorphosis from a gawky teenager to a mature young woman happened so quickly.”
  2. Cloddish.
    Meaning: foolish, awkward, or clumsy.
    E.g. “However fashionable his clothes, he always looks cloddish.”
  3. Inept.
    Meaning: having or showing no skill; clumsy.
    E.g. “My brother is quite inept at sports.”
  4. Maladroit
    Meaning: awkward in movement or unskilled in behaviour or action.
    E.g. “The maladroit driver almost caused an accident.”
  5. Bungling.
    Meaning: to do something wrong by many clumsy mistakes, in a careless or stupid way.
    E.g. “If he keeps bungling, he will lose the job.”

Compiled and written by @sherlydarmali for @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, February 20, 2020.

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