Definition and Meanings for awkward
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Part of Speech of awkward
adjective, adverb, noun
Etymology of awkward
Meaning of awkward
- wanting dexterity in the use of the hands, or of instruments; not dexterous; without skill; clumsy; wanting ease, grace, or effectiveness in movement; ungraceful; as, he was awkward at a trick; an awkward boy.
- not easily managed or effected; embarrassing.
- perverse; adverse; untoward.