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Definition of 'ungainly'

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Downtown made its inevitable appearance before the close, along with a slightly ungainly Sixties medley. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How could a player who looked so ungainly have scored quite so many goals? Times, Sunday Times (2015)She was born rather large and ungainly and her parents found her a nuisance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It all looked so ungainly and ugly, as if the moving parts ought to clash. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He could look ungainly, whereas now he is a big and fit bloke. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then people wouldn't be pressurised into extending their homes in an ungainly fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was bullied at school because he was tall, ungainly and dyslexic. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Say what you like about his technique and his ungainly style, but his physical presence is a huge asset. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These are heavy, clumsy, ungainly things. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It looks very ungainly, rather strange and is very poor English. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her mother had little time for her large, ungainly daughter, who was forced to do ballet. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is a huge man, ungainly and awkward, a maverick whose rhetoric can be as wild as a rodeo. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But if you spend most of your mobile life writing texts or making calls, you'll probably find these touchscreen divas rather ungainly and overpriced. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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