butterfingered


but·ter·fin·gered

adjective \-ˌfiŋ-gərd\

Definition of BUTTERFINGERED

:  apt to let things fall or slip through the fingers :  careless
but·ter·fin·gers \-gərz\ noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Examples of BUTTERFINGERED

  1. <I'm so butterfingered this morning—I keep dropping things.>

First Known Use of BUTTERFINGERED

1615

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