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synonyms for unhandy

  • amateurish
  • rude
  • stiff
  • all thumbs
  • artless
  • blundering
  • bulky
  • bumbling
  • bungling
  • butterfingers
  • coarse
  • floundering
  • gawky
  • graceless
  • green
  • having two left feet
  • having two left hands
  • incompetent
  • inept
  • inexpert
  • klutzy
  • lumbering
  • maladroit
  • oafish
  • stumbling
  • uncoordinated
  • uncouth
  • unfit
  • ungainly
  • ungraceful
  • unpolished
  • unrefined
  • unskilled
  • unskillful
See also synonyms for: unhandiness
  • awkward
  • clumsy
  • labored
  • stumbling
  • tentative
  • bumbling
  • faltering
  • limping
  • lumbering
  • slow
  • stammering
  • stuttering
  • vacillating
  • wavering
  • claudicant
  • doubtful
  • gauche
  • imperfect
  • indecisive
  • inept
  • irresolute
  • maladroit
  • uncertain
  • vacillatory
  • wooden
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antonyms for unhandy

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  • adroit
  • artful
  • clever
  • convenient
  • dexterous
  • easy
  • elegant
  • graceful
  • handy
  • skillful
  • straightforward
  • convenient
  • easy
  • helpful
  • safe
  • secure
  • adroit
  • artful
  • clever
  • dexterous
  • elegant
  • graceful
  • handy
  • skillful
  • straightforward
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          How to use unhandy in a sentence

          It seems as if everything on the place was devised to make work as hard, unhandy, and wrong-end-to as possible.'
          A CALIFORNIA GIRLEDWARD ELDRIDGE
          They were, however, extraordinarily unhandy with them, and our own cavalry had a very poor opinion of their prowess and dash.
          THE DOINGS OF THE FIFTEENTH INFANTRY BRIGADEEDWARD LORD GLEICHEN
          Tha are dredful unhandy tew cook, yu hav tu bile one eend ov them tu a time, yu kant git them awl into a potash kittle tu onst.
          JOSH BILLINGS, HIZ SAYINGSHENRY WHEELER SHAW
          But, the sides and ends being sewed to the roof made it unhandy to use as a shelter, when shelter was needed on short notice.
          WOODCRAFT AND CAMPINGGEORGE WASHINGTON SEARS (NESSMUK)
          They are rather unhandy to carry about and few trappers want many, yet under certain conditions they are very useful.
          DEADFALLS AND SNARESA. R. (ARTHUR ROBERT) HARDING
          Moreover, it's such an unhandy thing that we can't both of us carry it.
          JACK THE YOUNG TRAPPERGEORGE BIRD GRINNELL
          Then we set it up as best we might with the running rigging, and so had a mightily unhandy three-cornered sail of doubled canvas.
          A SEA QUEEN'S SAILINGCHARLES WHISTLER
          I s'pose if I lived on a farm, same's you did, I'd wash when I saw the others, an' then it wouldn't come so unhandy.
          TEDDY AND CARROTSJAMES OTIS
          The boat was a crank, unhandy little craft; and lacked thole-pins on one side.
          THE BOY WITH WINGSBERTA RUCK
          They were unhandy and badly mouthed, and that which my wife rode was altogether ignorant of the art of walking.
          NORTH AMERICA, VOLUME I (OF 2)ANTHONY TROLLOPE
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          WORDS RELATED TO UNHANDY

          • annoying
          • bulky
          • chancy
          • cramped
          • cumbersome
          • dangerous
          • disagreeable
          • discommodious
          • hard to use
          • hazardous
          • incommodious
          • inconvenient
          • perilous
          • risky
          • troublesome
          • uncomfortable
          • unhandy
          • unmanageable
          • unwieldy
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