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"
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"
- He walked in long ungainly strides.
- I thought him terribly ungainly when he danced.
An overgrown, somewhat ungainly schoolgirl.出自： C. Easton
Deafness which necessitated her carrying..an ungainly ear-trumpet.出自： Ina Taylor