Meaning of ungainly

un•gain•ly

Pronunciation: (un-gān'lē), [key]
— adj., adv. -li•er, li•est,
—adj.
  1. not graceful; awkward; unwieldy; clumsy: an ungainly child; an ungainly prose style.
—adv.
  1. in an awkward manner.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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