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



    BrE BrE//ˈɔːkwədli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːkwərdli//
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  1. 1in a way that makes you feel embarrassed or shows that somebody is embarrassed ‘I'm sorry,’ he said awkwardly.
  2. 2in a way that is not pleasant or easy to deal with the awkwardly named VZEMail service
  3. 3in a way that makes something difficult or dangerous because of the shape or design of something an awkwardly shaped room
  4. 4moving in a way or into a position that is not comfortable or easy She fell awkwardly and broke her ankle.