Definitions of awkward:
  • adjective:   difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
    Example: "An awkward bundle to carry"
  • adjective:   not at ease socially; unsure and constrained in manner
    Example: "Awkward and reserved at parties"
  • adjective:   causing inconvenience
    Example: "They arrived at an awkward time"
  • adjective:   hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
    Example: "Awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"
  • adjective:   not elegant or graceful in expression
    Example: "An awkward prose style"
  • adjective:   lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
    Example: "An awkward dancer"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #36351)

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