ham-handed

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

Definition of ham-handed

: lacking dexterity or grace : heavy-handed

Other Words from ham-handed

ham-handedly \ ˈham-​ˌhan-​dəd-​lē How to pronounce ham-handed (audio) \ adverb
ham-handedness \ ˈham-​ˌhan-​dəd-​nəs How to pronounce ham-handed (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of ham-handed

1918, in the meaning defined above

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“Ham-handed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ham-handed. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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