つたない

kana: つたない
rome: tutanai

つたない - English Dictionary

[ adjective ]
■ not elegant or graceful in expression
e.g.)
・an awkward prose style
・a clumsy apology
・his cumbersome writing style
・if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?
awkward , clumsy , cumbersome , ill-chosen , inapt , inept

[ adjective ]
■ lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
e.g.)
・an awkward dancer
・an awkward gesture
・too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes
・his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot
awkward

[ adjective ]
■ showing lack of skill or aptitude
e.g.)
・a bungling workman
・did a clumsy job
・his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf
bungling , clumsy , fumbling , incompetent

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