Definition of Clumsily

1. Adverb. In a clumsy manner. "He snatched the bills clumsily"

Partainyms: Clumsy



Definition of Clumsily

1. adv. In a clumsy manner; awkwardly; as, to walk clumsily.

Definition of Clumsily

1. Adverb. done without care or finesse, often hurriedly or awkwardly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clumsily

1. clumsy [adv] - See also: clumsy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clumsily

clumpers
clumpier
clumpiest
clumpiness
clumpinesses
clumping
clumping up
clumpish
clumplike
clumps
clumps up
clumpy
clumsier
clumsies
clumsiest
clumsily (current term)
clumsiness
clumsinesses
clumsy
clumsy person
clunch
clunches
cluneal
clunes
clung
clunk
clunked
clunker
clunkers
clunkier

Literary usage of Clumsily

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1. Parts of the body in older Germanic and Scandinavian by Torild Washington Arnoldson (1916)
"FORM mA CLUMP, BE CLUMSY AND AWKWARD; HIT AS WITH A CLUMP: CLUMP ALONG, WALK clumsily OR HEAVILY 29.01. NE. dial. bucket to walk awkwardly, shamble, ..."

2. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"The men had never made one before,—made however it was, and so clumsily, that it frightened the Mexicans and killed his own people, throwing the stones ..."

3. The Beginnings of Modern Europe (1250-1450) by Ephraim Emerton (1917)
"Instead of a general assembly representing, no matter of the now a series of special agreements, deals, trades. how clumsily, the voice of Europe as a whole ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1864)
"... •which sometimes was for disguise, was that of a clumsily rigged bark. Her commander possessed remarkable boldness and energy. She left the Mississippi ..."

5. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1850)
"... Montreal to Liverpool, at times when only Is. Srl. was paid for the same destination from New-York, cannot again occur. The ill-provided and clumsily- ..."

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