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adjective as in ungainly

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Making things worse, official sign-up websites are clunky and hard to navigate.

Previously, these sorts of deals had to be done via very clunky, direct deals and weren’t automated.

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Integrating soft, flexible plant material into robotics could aid in picking up fragile objects that would otherwise be damaged by clunky, rigid graspers, the researchers say.

However, bunny boots are big, heavy, clunky, and are not great for hiking or covering ground.

Today, Guston’s reputation as one of the most influential painters of the past half-century is built on these raw, clunky figurative paintings — not on the earlier “pictures of nothing.”

It also contains some clunky passages of adultery, temptations of the flesh, and general sexual awkwardness.

As long as Democrats don't mention the clunky word "infrastructure" too much, they should pivot hard to jobs.

The first machine, the 914—so called because it could copy on paper nine inches by fourteen inches—was a complex, clunky beast.

The Oculus Rift is a wearable headset that goes over the eyes like a clunky pair of scuba goggles.

Fifty years ago, most households still owned clunky black-and-white TV sets.


On this page you'll find 112 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clunky, such as: bulky, burdensome, embarrassing, heavy, inconvenient, and ponderous.

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