unwieldy


un·wieldy

adjective \-ˈwēl-dē\

: difficult to handle, control, or deal with because of being large, heavy, or complex

Full Definition of UNWIELDY

:  not easily managed, handled, or used (as because of bulk, weight, complexity, or awkwardness) :  cumbersome
un·wield·i·ly \-ˈwēl-də-lē\ adverb
un·wield·i·ness \-dē-nəs\ noun

Examples of UNWIELDY

  1. The system is outdated and unwieldy.
  2. <an unwieldy machine that requires two people to operate it>

First Known Use of UNWIELDY

1530

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