Simple Definition of unwieldy
: difficult to handle, control, or deal with because of being large, heavy, or complex
Examples of unwieldy
The system is outdated and unwieldy.
<an unwieldy machine that requires two people to operate it>
First Known Use of unwieldy
UNWIELDY Defined for Kids
Definition of unwieldy
: hard to handle or control because of size or weight <an unwieldy class> <The package is not heavy, but it is unwieldy.>
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