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unhandy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unhandy

  1. 1 difficult to use or operate especially because of size, weight, or design <the new SUV is particularly unhandy and difficult to maneuver in parking lots and narrow streets> Synonyms awkward, bunglesome, clumsy, clunky, cranky, cumbrous, ponderous, ungainly, cumbersome, unwieldyRelated Words uncontrollable, unmanageable; bulky, dinosaurian, dinosauric, elephantine, heavy, hulking, massive; impracticable, impracticalNear Antonyms functional, practicable, practical, serviceable, usefulAntonyms handy

  2. 2 lacking or showing a lack of nimbleness in using one's hands <an unhandy person should be kept away from knives and other sharp objects> Synonyms awkward, butterfingered, cack-handed [British], graceless, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, heavy-handed, left-handed, maladroit, clumsyRelated Words uncoordinated; bunglesome, bungling, gauche, inept, inexpert, unskilled, unskillfulNear Antonyms expert, masterly, skilled, skillful; coordinatedAntonyms deft, dexterous (also dextrous), handy, sure-handed




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