Synonyms for Clumsy:


all (adjective)
ungainly, unwieldy, gawky, clunky.
heavy (adjective)
inelegant (adjective)
unrefined, brutish, unpolished, uncivil, raw, tawdry, vulgar, earthy, awkward, graceless, undignified, rude, inelegant, tactless, barbarous, tasteless, boorish, gawky, gross, coarse, crude.
neglectful (adjective)
inconsiderate, neglectful, Disregardful, careless, perfunctory, thoughtless, slapdash, unheedful, slipshod, unmindful, negligent, forgetful, remiss, shoddy, inadvertent, inattentive, bumbling, derelict, sloppy, slovenly, haphazard, hit-and-miss, senile, reckless.
not agile; awkward (adjective)
gawky, unskillful, bulky, graceless, untactful, lumpish, gauche, incompetent, ungainly, bungling, unwieldy, inelegant, heavy, crude, bumbling, inept.
ungainly (adjective)
unskillful (adjective)
vulgar (adjective)
depraved, cockney, colloquial, coarse, obscene, chintzy, boorish, garish, animal, brazen, crude, barnyard, idiomatic, low, shameless, offensive, degraded, coarse-grained, earthy, revolting, tawdry, undignified, unbecoming, base, rough, repulsive, brutish, unpolished, outlandish, unseemly, ignoble, scandalous, profane, rank, common, vulgar, indelicate, homespun, gross, rude, tasteless, salty, philistine, inelegant, tactless, ill-bred, graceless, cheap, crass, raw, unrefined, ignominious, gaudy, sleazy, glaring, in bad taste, sordid, barbaric, broad.


robotic, convulsive, jerky, be all fingers and thumbs, heavy. impetuous, undiscriminating, ill-considered, lumpish, mindless, irresponsible, ungraceful, shallow, hasty, impulsive, ability, klutzy, unthinking, foolish. gauche, unskillful. impolitic, untactful, courtesy, undiplomatic, Unpolitic, brash. clumsy (noun)
fumbling, unmanageable, awkward, gawky, unskilled, infelicitous, cumbersome, inapt, ungainly, bungling, unwieldy, incompetent, ill-chosen, clunky, bunglesome, inept.
ungainly (noun)
study at awkward.

Other synonyms:

convulsive, robotic, jerky, Unpolitic, klutzy, untactful, ungraceful, undiplomatic. brash. heavy, impolitic. bulky. bungling

Usage examples for clumsy

  1. Please, please, don't look at me- I am such a clumsy fool, and I daresay I am putting things all wrong! – Petticoat Rule by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  2. Awkward or clumsy movements. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  3. No wonder they found us clumsy fellows. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell