Definition of Clumsy person

1. Noun. A person with poor motor coordination.

Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Specialized synonyms: Butterfingers, Duffer, Clod, Gawk, Goon, Lout, Lubber, Lummox, Lump, Oaf, Stumblebum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clumsy Person

clumpinesses
clumping
clumping up
clumpish
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clumps
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clumsily
clumsiness
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clumsy
clumsy person (current term)
clunch
clunches
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clunking

Literary usage of Clumsy person

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1. Parts of the body in older Germanic and Scandinavian by Torild Washington Arnoldson (1916)
"... heavy clumsy, ME. hulke great, awkward fellow, Norw. dial. hoik a stiff, awkward, clumsy figure or person, hylkje stiff, clumsy person, ..."

2. The Modern Speller by Kate Van Wagenen (1916)
"An awkward person may become graceful by training, but a clumsy person can never lose his clumsiness. We speak of clumsy fingers and of an awkward manner. ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"Breaking a looking-glass is not only the loss of a valuable piece of furniture, but must be the act of a very careless or clumsy person ..."

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