- 笨拙的,笨重的 awkward and ungraceful in movement or action; without skill or grace
- 无策略的,无技巧的 done without tact or skill
lacking grace in movement or posture;
"a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"
"what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"
"heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"
not elegant or graceful in expression;
"an awkward prose style"
"a clumsy apology"
"his cumbersome writing style"
"if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"
difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape;
"an awkward bundle to carry"
"a load of bunglesome paraphernalia"
"clumsy wooden shoes"
"the cello, a rather ungainly instrument for a girl"
showing lack of skill or aptitude;
"a bungling workman"
"did a clumsy job"
"his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf"
- The clumsy boy bumped into the table.
- My clumsy answer hurt her feelings.
- He chided his son for being clumsy.
- This cobbler is rather clumsy.
- He played a clumsy joke.
- It's not easy walking in these clumsy shoes.
- He is a clumsy swimmer.
- A clumsy dog knocked the cup over.
- You shouldn't wear such clumsy shoes.
- Her clumsy speech annoyed everyone.
- Boys are usually clumsier than girls.
- He was troubled; It was sure that his technique had been clumsy.
- He is clumsy at cricket.
- He is clumsy in speaking.
- He's very clumsy; he's always dropping things.
A clumsy forgery.出自： I. D
He wrote in large clumsy capitals.出自： G. Orwell
Tom was..clumsy; he..knocked over full ashtrays.出自： A. Wilson
- clumsy主要表示外形笨拙、僵硬,行动不灵活、不敏捷; 可用于物,也可用于人或动物,用于事物则指“难以处理的”。
- clumsy, awkward
- 这两个词都可表示“笨拙的”。awkward指人的行为、动作缺少优雅、机敏或技巧; 而clumsy则指外形笨重,行动不灵活。
- ☆ 1590左右进入英语，直接源自中古英语的clumsen，意为冻僵了的，麻木了的。