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unhandy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unhandy

  1. 1 difficult to use or operate especially because of size, weight, or design the new SUV is particularly unhandy and difficult to maneuver in parking lots and narrow streets Synonyms awkward, bunglesome, clumsy, clunky, cranky, cumbrous, ponderous, ungainly, cumbersome, unwieldyRelated Words uncontrollable, unmanageable; bulky, dinosaurian, dinosauric, elephantine, heavy, hulking, massive; impracticable, impracticalNear Antonyms functional, practicable, practical, serviceable, usefulAntonyms handy

  2. 2 lacking or showing a lack of nimbleness in using one's hands an unhandy person should be kept away from knives and other sharp objects Synonyms awkward, butterfingered, cack-handed [British], graceless, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, heavy-handed, left-handed, maladroit, clumsyRelated Words uncoordinated; bunglesome, bungling, gauche, inept, inexpert, unskilled, unskillfulNear Antonyms expert, masterly, skilled, skillful; coordinatedAntonyms deft, dexterous (also dextrous), handy, sure-handed


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