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Definition of cack-handed adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cack-handed

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌkæk ˈhændɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkæk ˈhændɪd//
 
(British English, informal, disapproving)
 
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a cack-handed person often drops or breaks things or does things badly synonym clumsy Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from cack, in the sense ‘excrement’, + hand + -ed.