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adjective clumsy pronunciation in British English /ˈklʌmzi/
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  1. 1
    a clumsy person moves in a way that is not careful or graceful, and breaks things or knocks against them
  2. 2
    a clumsy object is too large and heavy to be useful
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  3. 3
    expressed without enough skill or thought, and often in a way that is likely to upset people

    His choice of words was clumsy.

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