Definition of clumsiness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈklʌmzinəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈklʌmzinəs//
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  1. 1the quality of moving or doing things in a very awkward way Weakness or clumsiness of the hands is characteristic of the disease.
  2. 2the act of doing or saying things without skill or in a way that offends people the occasional clumsiness of the plot