ham–handed

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adjective ham–hand·ed \ˈham-ˌhan-dəd\

Definition of ham–handed

  1. :  lacking dexterity or grace :  heavy-handed

ham–handedly

play \ˈham-ˌhan-dəd-lē\ adverb

ham–handedness

play \ˈham-ˌhan-dəd-nəs\ noun

1918

First Known Use of ham–handed

1918


HAM–HANDED Defined for English Language Learners

ham–handed

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adjective ham–hand·ed \ˈham-ˌhan-dəd\

Definition of ham–handed for English Language Learners

  • : awkward or clumsy

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