Definition of awkward
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embarrassingdifficult, compromising, sensitive, embarrassed, painful, distressing, delicate, uncomfortable, tricky, trying, humiliating, unpleasant, sticky, troublesome, perplexing, disconcerting, inconvenient, thorny, untimely, ill at ease, discomfiting, ticklish, inopportune, toe-curling, barro, cringeworthy, cringe-making
clumsystiff, rude, blundering, coarse, bungling, lumbering, inept, unskilled, bumbling, unwieldy, ponderous, ungainly, gauche, gawky, uncouth, unrefined, artless, inelegant, uncoordinated, graceless, cack-handed, unpolished, clownish, oafish, inexpert, maladroit, ill-bred, all thumbs, ungraceful, skill-less, unskilful, butterfingered, unhandy, ham-fisted ior ham-handed, unco
uncooperativetrying, difficult, annoying, unpredictable, unreasonable, stubborn, troublesome, perverse, prickly, exasperating, irritable, intractable, vexing, unhelpful, touchy, obstinate, obstructive, bloody-minded, chippy, vexatious, hard to handle, disobliging
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Translations for 'awkward'
- British English: awkward /ˈɔːkwəd/ ADJECTIVE
An awkward situation is embarrassing and difficult to deal with.It was a bit awkward for me.
- Arabic: مُحْرِج
- Brazilian Portuguese: desajeitado desajeitada
- Chinese: 笨拙的
- Croatian: neugodan
- Czech: trapný
- Danish: akavet
- Dutch: lastig
- European Spanish: incómodo incómodaembarazoso
- Finnish: kömpelö
- French: gauche maladroit
- German: ungünstig
- Greek: αδέξιος αδέξια
- Italian: imbarazzante
- Japanese: 不器用な
- Korean: 서투른
- Norwegian: keitet
- Polish: dziwny dziwna
- Portuguese: embaraçoso embaraçosa
- Romanian: incomod incomodă, incomozi, incomode
- Russian: затруднительный
- Spanish: incómodo incómodaembarazoso
- Swedish: generad generat
- Thai: งุ่มง่าม
- Turkish: aksi, beceriksiz, ters, sıkıntılı
- Ukrainian: незручний
- Vietnamese: ngượng ngịu
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