- The definition of cumbersome is something that is difficult to deal with or handle because of its size or weight.
An example of cumbersome is a heavy, unevenly weighted television.
cumbersome definition by Webster's New World
hard to handle or deal with as because of size, weight, or many parts; burdensome; unwieldy; clumsy
cumbersome definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Difficult to handle because of weight or bulk. See Synonyms at heavy.
- Troublesome or onerous.
- cumˈber·some·ly adverb