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

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

First Known Use of ham-handed

1918, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ham-handed was in 1918

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ham-handed

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of ham-handed

: awkward or clumsy

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