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heavy–handed

adjective heavy–hand·ed \-ˈhan-dəd\

: dealing with people or problems in a severe or harsh way : too strict or controlling

: awkward or clumsy : showing a lack of skill

Full Definition of HEAVY-HANDED

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:  clumsy
2
heavy–hand·ed·ly adverb
heavy–hand·ed·ness noun

First Known Use of HEAVY-HANDED

1647

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