Thesaurus / ungainly
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
As ungainly as bison look, they can run at speeds of up to 30 miles an hour and jump a six-foot fence.
THE ULTIMATE GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK TRAVEL GUIDEDINA MISHEVAPRIL 7, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Presently his blunt ungainly head rose within ten feet of them.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Though ungainly in appearance and with no oratorical talent, he was witty and formidable in debate.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
It was a heavy ungainly looking object when finished, and it required much ingenuity on my part to launch it.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
Bob lay upon some sacks in an ungainly attitude, and the jolting had not broken his heavy sleep.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
Slowly rising from his seat was a figure as ungainly as the other had been elegant.
THE ROSE OF OLD ST. LOUISMARY DILLON
One of them was tall and ungainly and had a strange swinging motion as he walked across the fields.
Several times George nudged Fred as he pointed toward the ungainly figure which was somewhat dim in the obscure light.
He was apparently about thirty years of age, long, ungainly and awkward in his every action.
When he had thus spoken the ungainly man took a basket on his arm and at once set forth on his errand.
WORDS RELATED TO UNGAINLY
- all thumbs
- having two left feet
- having two left hands
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