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Clumsy
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Clumsy as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

30 December 2020
Last seen in: The New York Times Crossword

We found 30 answers for the crossword clue 'Clumsy', the most recent of which was seen in the The New York Times Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Clumsy a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Clumsy as an answer itself some 47 times.

Clumsy is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The New York Times Crossword' on Wednesday, 30 December 2020 with the answer being ARTLESS, but the most popular answer for this clue is AWKWARD.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Showing lack of skill or aptitude; "a bungling workman"; "did a clumsy job"; "his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf"
  • 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"
  • 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?"
  • Lacking grace in movement or posture; "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Clumsy'.

  • muscly

Crossword Answers

5 Letters

GAWKY
Lacking grace in movement or posture; "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"

INAPT
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?"

INEPT
Revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse; "an inept remark"; "it was tactless to bring up those disagreeable"

6 Letters

CLUNKY
Making a clunking sound

GAUCHE
Lacking social polish; "too gauche to leave the room when the conversation became intimate"; "their excellent manners always made me feel gauche"

OAFISH
Ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"

7 Letters

ARTLESS
(of persons) lacking art or knowledge

AWKWARD
Socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner; "awkward and reserved at parties"; "ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know"; "was always uneasy with strangers"

8 Letters

BUMBLING
Lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands; "a bumbling mechanic"; "a bungling performance"; "ham-handed governmental interference"; "could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H. Vorse

BUNGLING
Lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands; "a bumbling mechanic"; "a bungling performance"; "ham-handed governmental interference"; "could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H. Vorse

FUMBLING
Showing lack of skill or aptitude; "a bungling workman"; "did a clumsy job"; "his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf"

INEXPERT
Lacking professional skill or expertise; "a very amateurish job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled painting"

UNGAINLY
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"

UNWIELDY
Lacking grace in movement or posture; "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"

9 Letters

ALLTHUMBS

GRACELESS
Lacking grace; clumsy; "a graceless production of the play"; "his stature low...his bearing ungraceful"- Sir Walter Scott

HAMFISTED

ILLCHOSEN

INELEGANT
Lacking in refinement or grace or good taste

LUMBERING
The trade of cutting or preparing or selling timber

MALADROIT
Not adroit; "a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve"; "a maladroit translation"; "maladroit propaganda"

UNSKILFUL

10 Letters

BUNGLESOME
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"

CACKHANDED

CUMBERSOME
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?"

FLATFOOTED

HAM-FISTED
Lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands; "a bumbling mechanic"; "a bungling performance"; "ham-handed governmental interference"; "could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H. Vorse

11 Letters

HEAVYHANDED

INCOMPETENT
Not qualified or suited for a purpose; "an incompetent secret service"; "the filming was hopeless incompetent"

13 Letters

ACCIDENTPRONE

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