Definition of clumsily adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈklʌmzɪli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈklʌmzɪli//
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  1. 1in a very awkward way She stumbled clumsily down the black hallway.
  2. 2without skill or in a way that offends people The novel's several flashbacks are clumsily handled.