What is another word for clumsily?

308 synonyms found


[ klˈʌmzɪlɪ], [ klˈʌmzɪlɪ], [ k_l_ˈʌ_m_z_ɪ_l_ɪ]

Clumsily is an adverb used to describe someone's movements or actions that lack finesse and coordination. There are a variety of synonyms for the word clumsily, including inelegantly, awkwardly, maladroitly, gracelessly, uncoordinated, ungainly, and bumblingly. These words can be used interchangeably and convey the same meaning. For example, someone who struggles to walk in high heels may be described as walking clumsily or ungracefully. Someone who fumbles with chopsticks when eating sushi may be said to be eating clumsily. Regardless of the word used, they all indicate a lack of coordination or skillfulness in performing a task or activity.

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How to use "Clumsily" in context?

Most people use "clumsily" when they mean "somewhat awkwardly." It's not an incorrect word, but it's not usually the word people use to describe how they move. If you're clumsy when you move, you might want to use "awkwardly" instead.

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