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After he spoke there was an awkward silence.
Luckily nobody asked any awkward questions about what he was doing there.
It’s a little awkward, because he’s my friend but I’m still his boss.
The crates were much too heavy and awkward for one person to carry.
He stood there looking stiff and awkward in his uniform.
She felt awkward about asking to borrow more money.
This is the American English definition of awkward. View British English definition of awkward.