Translation of ungainly in Spanish:


desgarbado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌənˈɡeɪnli/ /ʌnˈɡeɪnli/

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    (person) desgarbado
    (movement) torpe
    (movement) desgarbado
    • Not so large that they were ungainly and made him clumsy, but not so small that you would be suspicious of him.
    • I was ungainly and I was bored by sport, which in Australia is a sure sign that you're a bad person.
    • Taylor was always playing catch up against an energetic, ungainly player who just would not lie down.
    • The thin, ungainly boy didn't seem to have the makings of a star gymnast.
    • In spite of the ungainly figure he cuts, there is something instantly soothing about the monk.
    • He was an ungainly figure and when he danced, many whistled, hooted, and laughed at him.
    • Seeing how terribly the trip strained the ungainly mother, Indira was amazed at her stoic determination to continue.
    • He was one that fans may not have taken to straight away because he's ungainly, but he would have won them over with his goals.
    • That most people walk in an ungraceful, ungainly and awkward manner with a forward inclination of the body does not mean that it is the normal way of walking.
    • Finding that they did, he tried a few ungainly steps toward the door.
    • Another ungainly blow from me, and my sword was met with the blade of Conrad's sword and was quickly swept aside.
    • Holmes's ticket did have a red circle and he stood in an ungainly stance that was in keeping with his disguise.
    • But there was also a beauty in the ungainly awkwardness but obvious enthusiasm of the supporting roles.
    • I was always a bit awkward and ungainly as a child, so I thought that maybe I was just on the clumsy side.
    • The high ceilings and unbroken expanses of wall in such a house can make the rooms seem awkward and ungainly.
    • Under the low slanting ceiling of the bathroom, he seems clumsy and ungainly.
    • Mothers and fathers send out the message that boys are awkward, ungainly and silly.
    • Her steed mumbled something inaudible as he restarted his ungainly walk to the church doors.
    • He felt clumsy and awkward in the air, his body too ungainly to be properly streamlined.
    • Do we identify with the ungainly, terrified wretch who will soon be dead meat, or do we get a thrill imagining ourselves as the sleek, athletic predator?