Word For The Day. "Awkward"

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  Awkward [ awk-werd ]

Synonyms:  tricky, fiddly, combersome, unwieldy, embarrassing, uncomfortable, etc.



Definition of awkward



         1. lacking skill or dexterity.      

         2. lacking grace or ease in movement:

               an awkward gesture;

               an awkward dancer.

         3. lacking social graces or manners:

               a simple, awkward frontiersman.

         4. not well planned or designed for easy or effective use:

               an awkward instrument;

               an awkward method.

         5. requiring caution; somewhat hazardous:

               an awkward turn in the road.

         6. hard to deal with; difficult; requiring skill, tact, or the like:

               an awkward situation;

               an awkward customer.

         7. embarrassing or inconvenient; caused by lack of social grace:

               an awkward moment.

         8. Obsoleteuntoward; perverse.


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