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    awkward - Dictionary definition and meaning for word awkward

    (adj) causing inconvenience
    Example Sentence
    • they arrived at an awkward time
    (adj) lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
    Example Sentence
    • an awkward dancer
    • an awkward gesture
    • too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes
    • his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot
    (adj) difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
    Synonyms : bunglesome , clumsy , ungainly
    Example Sentence
    • an awkward bundle to carry
    • a load of bunglesome paraphernalia
    • clumsy wooden shoes
    • the cello, a rather ungainly instrument for a girl
    (adj) not elegant or graceful in expression
    Synonyms : clumsy , cumbersome , ill-chosen , inapt , inept
    Example Sentence
    • 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?
    (adj) hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
    Synonyms : embarrassing , sticky , unenviable
    Example Sentence
    • awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion
    • an awkward pause followed his remark
    • a sticky question
    • in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign
    (adj) socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner
    Synonyms : ill at ease , uneasy
    Example Sentence
    • awkward and reserved at parties
    • ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know
    • was always uneasy with strangers
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for awkward

You makes sound "Aw" when you hit something randomly.

When Pole hit in something randomly he often says: Aw, kurwa!

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