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Meaning of UNWIELDY

Pronunciation:  un'weeldee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  lacking grace in movement or posture; "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"
  2. [adj]  difficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape; "we set about towing the unwieldy structure into the shelter"; "almost dropped the unwieldy parcel"
 

UNWIELDY is a 8 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: awkward, bunglesome, clumsy, clunky, cumbersome, cumbrous, gawky, ungainly, unmanageable
 
 Antonyms: manageable, wieldy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*wield"y\, a.
Not easily wielded or carried; unmanageable; bulky;
ponderous. ``A fat, unwieldy body of fifty-eight years old.''
--Clarendon. -- {Un*wield"i*ly}, adv. -- {Un*wield"i*ness},
n.

 

 

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