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

- 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...
- criticized the structure for a "scattershot lack of focus" and the "ungainliness of its production values." Redgrave won four Evening Standard Awards...
- 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...
- he is using without Mr. Kim's permission). Wendy arrives with Howie, an ungainly Jewish boy whom her parents want her to marry. Alec announces that he and...
- 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...
- disappointment, criticizing the film's "humanoid aliens", stating that they are "as ungainly as the movie itself, clunking around in awkward, protective suits." He...
- called the film “engaging,” “well-acted,” and “refreshingly smart,” thoughungainly.” Forbes magazine said of Corenswet’s performance in the role that he "has...
- brood a year. Parents regurgitate food to feed their young, whose deep, ungainly bills show a greater resemblance to those of the pelicans (to which they...
- 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...
- 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...
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