cack-handed

adjective
cack-hand·​ed | \ ˈkak-ˌhan-dəd How to pronounce cack-handed (audio) \

Definition of cack-handed

2 British : clumsy, awkward

First Known Use of cack-handed

circa 1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cack-handed

English dialect cack, keck awkward

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The first known use of cack-handed was circa 1851

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“Cack-handed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cack-handed. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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cack-handed

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English Language Learners Definition of cack-handed

British, informal : clumsy or awkward

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