Definition of Ungainly. Meaning of Ungainly. Synonyms of Ungainly

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Definition of Ungainly

Ungainly
Ungainly Un*gain"ly, a. [OE. ungeinliche, adv., fr. ungein inconvenient; un- + Icel. gegn ready, serviceable; adv., against, opposite. See Un- not, and Gain, a., Again.] 1. Not gainly; not expert or dexterous; clumsy; awkward; uncouth; as, an ungainly strut in walking. His ungainly figure and eccentric manners. --Macaulay. 2. Unsuitable; unprofitable. [Obs.] --Hammond.
Ungainly
Ungainly Un*gain"ly, adv. In an ungainly manner.

Meaning of Ungainly from wikipedia

- may find the film too similar to the original Star Wars, it leaves "the ungainly and unneeded clumsiness of the subsequent prequels far behind … the energy...
- courtesy name was Wenbi (文璧) and his pseudonyms were Ludunsheng (鲁钝生; lit. "Ungainly One") and Guanyuanren (灌园人; lit. "Garden Irrigation Person"). He was taught...
- a semblance of a real person. Instead, Why Women Kill comes off as an ungainly fantasy of women's emotional lives, where the threat of infidelity could...
- visuals but criticizing what she termed as "its uninspired narrative and ungainly filmmaking." Philip Reeve, author of the Mortal Engines novels, praised...
- s****!"             Quoth the Raven "Nevermore." Much I marvelled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly, Though its answer little meaning—little...
- criticized the structure for a "scattershot lack of focus" and the "ungainliness of its production values." Redgrave won four Evening Standard Awards...
- rapidly, they speed up the rate of movement of their limbs or resort to an ungainly hopping gait. The Great Plains narrow-mouthed toad (Gastrophryne olivacea)...
- the eyepopping, the ****ed head, the forward lunge, and the slightly ungainly stride became as certain as the pen strokes of a master cartoonist. —Film...
- greenhouses in colder climates, most of these plants are too large or ungainly for this treatment, and are only found outdoors in tropical areas. The...
- created by Richard Edlund of Boss Film Studios and was a disproportionate, ungainly creature with large yellow eyes and a dog-like head, and nowhere near as...
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