Ungainly definitions

ŭn-gān'lē
Awkward; clumsy.
adjective
27
1
Coarse and unattractive.
adjective
24
1
In an ungainly manner.
adverb
21
0
Lacking grace or ease of movement or form; clumsy.
adjective
20
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Difficult to move or use; unwieldy.
adjective
16
0
The definition of ungainly is someone who is awkward or clumsy.

A person who is always tripping over his own two feet is an example of someone who would be described as ungainly.

adjective
6
0
Clumsy; lacking grace.
adjective
0
0
adjective
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Origin of ungainly

un– obsolete gainly proper (from Middle English gainli) (from gain) (from Old Norse gegn direct)