Translation of awkwardly in Spanish:


torpemente, adv.

Pronunciation /ˈɔkwərdli/ /ˈɔːkwədli/


  • 1

    (move) torpemente
    (move) con torpeza
    (express oneself) con poca fluidez
    (express oneself) con poca elegancia
    • In her portraits, the head fits awkwardly on the clothing.
    • Awkwardly sited on the river meander, the bridge has an uncomfortable relationship with the freeway.
    • The directors' faces look cut out, almost as if by hand, and fit awkwardly against the mountain backdrop.
    • They are well staged, but somtimes fall awkwardly between uncomfortable realism and Hollywood effectiveness.
    • The figure's unnaturally elongated legs and awkwardly distended fingers seem a bit too mannered.
    • We all sat in close quarters, awkwardly shuffling our coats and bags.
    • The transition scenes are handled a little awkwardly.
    • Given enough webbing, Spider-Man gets awkwardly tangled.
    • A child buys a pair of ice cream cones and stomps awkwardly up a flight of steps.
    • She stares straight ahead with her right hand on her hip and her left arm awkwardly looped through her father's elbow.
  • 2

    awkwardly situated mal situado
    • awkwardly timed inoportuno
  • 3

    (with embarrassment)
    he fidgeted awkwardly with his tie violento / incómodo, jugueteaba con su corbata