Adjective "Awkward" Definition and Examples




    1. lacking skill or dexterity.Synonyms: clumsy, inept; unskillful, unhandy, inexpert.Antonyms: deft, adroit, skillful, dexterous; handy.

    2. lacking grace or ease in movement: an awkward gesture; an awkward dancer.Synonyms: uncoordinated, graceless, ungainly; gawky; maladroit; clumsy.Antonyms: graceful.

    3. lacking social graces or manners: a simple, awkward frontiersman.Synonyms: gauche, unpolished, unrefined; blundering, oafish; ill-mannered, unmannerly, ill-bred.|


    "husbands can be awkward of things."

    "workings can be awkward in spacesuitses."

    "wives can be awkward about things."

    "uproars can be awkward for gores."

    "runnings can be awkward for people."

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