What is another word for clumsy?

Need synonyms for clumsy? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Adjective
Awkward or uncoordinated in movement or in handling things
more ❯
“A few minutes later, I heard the clumsy movements of my mother rushing out of the room.”
Adjective
Said or done without thought or tact
“I mean, it was clumsy the way they handled this sensitive issue.”
Adjective
Difficult or awkward to use or wield due to its shape, weight or design
more ❯
“These clumsy wood snowshoes were heavy and made walking almost impossible.”
Adjective
Feeling socially awkward or uncomfortable
“In 1768, he left Chacaniac for college and found himself feeling clumsy in a very different and bewildering world.”
Adjective
Crude or boorish in manner or comportment
more ❯
“There are two cocker spaniels in the back, and a young woman with a most clumsy air.”
Adjective
Crudely constructed, typically in a hasty or improvised manner
“It was capable of being towed from one wharf to another, though not without some difficulty due to its clumsy structure.”
Adjective
Not having or showing the necessary skills to do something successfully
more ❯
Adjective
Produced or carried out hastily
more ❯
Adjective
Boring or severely lacking in interest
more ❯
Adjective
Inappropriate for a given purpose, situation or occasion
more ❯
Adjective
Not clearly expressed or pronounced
more ❯
Noun
(informal, fairly rare) A clumsy person
“Well, you are a clumsy.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
6-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021