cack-handed

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

Definition of cack-handed

1 British : left-handed sense 1
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cack-handed. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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cack-handed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of cack-handed

: clumsy or awkward

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