Thesaurus

ham–handed

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of ham–handed

  1. lacking or showing a lack of nimbleness in using one's hands much too ham-handed to use one of those tiny cell phones Synonyms awkward, butterfingered, cack-handed [British], graceless, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, heavy-handed, left-handed, maladroit, unhandyRelated Words uncoordinated; bunglesome, bungling, gauche, inept, inexpert, unskilled, unskillfulNear Antonyms expert, masterly, skilled, skillful; coordinatedAntonyms deft, dexterous (also dextrous), handy, sure-handed


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ham–handed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!