clumsy

  • 1 Clumsy — ist ein Popsong mit Hip Hop Elementen der US amerikanischen Sängerin und Rapperin Fergie. Clumsy wurde für Fergies Solo Debütalbum The Dutchess aufgenommen. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Daten 2 Musikvideo 3 …

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  • 2 Clumsy — «Clumsy» Sencillo de Fergie del álbum The Dutchess Formato CD Single Descarga Digital Airplay Grabación 2006 Género(s) Pop, R B …

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  • 3 Clumsy — «Clumsy» Сингл Ферги из альбома The Dutchess Выпущен 25 сентября 2007 Формат CD Записан 2006 Жанр …

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  • 4 Clumsy — Clum sy, a. [Compar. {Clumsier}; superl. {Clumsiest}.] [OE. clumsed benumbed, fr. clumsen to be benumbed; cf. Icel. klumsa lockjaw, dial. Sw. klummsen benumbed with cold. Cf. 1st {Clam}, and 1st {Clamp}.] 1. Stiff or benumbed, as with cold.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Clumsy — (or clumsiness) may refer to: Behaviour Accident proneness, the likelihood that certain people suffer accidents Dyspraxia, a disorder which brings about clumsiness A euphemism for someone with Motor skills disorder Music Clumsy (Our Lady Peace… …

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  • 6 clumsy — [klum′zē] adj. clumsier, clumsiest [ME clumsid, numb with cold, pp. of clumsen, to benumb < ON base akin to Swed dial klummsen, to benumb with the cold; akin to CLAM: for IE base see CLIMB] 1. lacking grace or skill in movement; awkward 2.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 clumsy — index incompetent, inept (incompetent), ponderous, uncouth, unpolitic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 clumsy — (adj.) 1590s, from M.E. clumsid numb with cold (14c.), pp. of clumsen to benumb, from O.N. klumsa, intensive of kluma to make motionless. Related: Clumsily; clumsiness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 clumsy — *awkward, gauche, maladroit, inept Analogous words: *rude, rough, green, callow, uncouth: loutish, clownish, boorish (see under BOOR): *stiff, wooden, tense, rigid Antonyms: dexterous, adroit: facile Contrasted words: deft (see DEXTEROUS):… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 clumsy — [adj] not agile; awkward all thumbs*, blundering, blunderous, bulky, bumbling, bungling, butterfingered*, clownish, crude, elephantine, gauche, gawkish, gawky, graceless, ham handed*, heavy, heavy handed, helpless, hulking, ill shaped,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 clumsy — ► ADJECTIVE (clumsier, clumsiest) 1) awkward in movement or performance. 2) difficult to use; unwieldy. 3) tactless. DERIVATIVES clumsily adverb clumsiness noun. ORIGI …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 clumsy — adj. 1) clumsy at (he s clumsy at sports) 2) clumsy of (that was clumsy of her) 3) clumsy with (to be clumsy with one s hands) 4) clumsy to + inf. (it was clumsy of you to make a mistake like that) * * * [ klʌmzɪ] clumsy at (he s clumsy at… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 clumsy — [[t]klʌ̱mzi[/t]] clumsier, clumsiest 1) ADJ GRADED A clumsy person moves or handles things in a careless, awkward way, often so that things are knocked over or broken. I d never seen a clumsier, less coordinated boxer... Unfortunately, I was… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 clumsy — adjective 1 moving in an awkward way and tending to break things: At 17, she was clumsy, shy and awkward. | a clumsy attempt to catch the ball | Look, you ve just knocked that cup over. Sorry, how clumsy of me. 2 a clumsy object is not easy to… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 clumsy — clum|sy [ˈklʌmzi] adj comparative clumsier superlative clumsiest [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from clumse too cold to feel anything (16 19 centuries), from a Scandinavian language] 1.) moving in an awkward way and tending to make things… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 clumsy */ — UK [ˈklʌmzɪ] / US adjective Word forms clumsy : adjective clumsy comparative clumsier superlative clumsiest 1) a clumsy person moves in a way that is not careful or graceful, and breaks things or knocks against them 2) a clumsy object is too… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 clumsy —    Normally an adjective which means awkward and ungraceful in movement, likely to knock things over or bump into objects and people, but it occurs as a noun in The Sleepers of Erin, by Jonathan Gash. A man who is not feeling well says to a male… …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 18 clumsy — adjective (clumsier; est) Etymology: probably from obsolete English clumse benumbed with cold Date: circa 1598 1. a. lacking dexterity, nimbleness, or grace < clumsy fingers > b. lackin …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 clumsy — 1. adjective /ˈklʌmzi/ a) awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous Hes very clumsy. I wouldnt trust him with carrying the dishes. b) Not elegant or well planned, lacking tact or subtlety …

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  • 20 clumsy — clum|sy [ klʌmzi ] adjective * 1. ) a clumsy person moves in a way that is not careful or graceful, and breaks things or hits them 2. ) expressed without enough skill or thought, and often in a way that is likely to upset people: His choice of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English