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ˈklʌŋ kiclunky

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  1. gawky, clumsy, clunky, ungainly, unwieldyadjective

    lacking grace in movement or posture

    "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"

    Synonyms:
    incompetent, fumbling, inept, unmanageable, gawky, ill-chosen, bungling, inapt, ungainly, cumbersome, awkward, unwieldy, clumsy, bunglesome

    Antonyms:
    graceful, unhearable, inaudible

  2. clunkyadjective

    making a clunking sound

    Synonyms:
    gawky, unwieldy, clumsy, ungainly

    Antonyms:
    graceful, unhearable, inaudible

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How to use clunky in a sentence?

  1. James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology:

    The security theater we are witnessing in our election system boasting the illusion of security via ‘clunky as heck’ and air gap defense will do nothing against the real and sophisticated adversarial landscape that is zeroing in on our democracy

  2. Jamie Raskin:

    We don't want it to read like a clunky committee effort, we want it to have an authorial voice that tells the story of what happened.

  3. Linda Gorman:

    It’s a really clunky program and turned into this behemoth.

  4. Douglas Noel Adams:

    A computer terminal is not some clunky old television with a typewriter in front of it. It is an interface where the mind and body can connect with the universe and move bits of it about. (from Mostly Harmless)

  5. Ryan Erwin:

    A caucus is, by its nature, is a clunky process and difficult to understand -- it's not what people are used to doing.


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