Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Lacking grace or ease; clumsy.

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Usage examples "ungainly":

  1. But across the swamp crawled an ungainly monster. - "Ralestone Luck", Andre Norton.
  2. Here there were no men to joke about his awkwardness and his ungainly height. - "Sundown Slim", Henry Hubert Knibbs.
  3. Another with a pistol shot, that was a journalist, a great tall, ungainly fellow, like you, Herr Fischer. - "The Prussian Terror", Alexandre Dumas.