Definition of unhandy in English:



  • 1Not easy to handle or manage; awkward.

    ‘I've always found that rifle cumbersome, heavy, and unhandy’
    • ‘Now I'm pathological about putting everything I own where it cannot possibly be damaged (usually in unhandy spots where I can't enjoy the whatever-it-is).’
    • ‘The only complaint about the design is the unhandy FDD connector placement.’
    • ‘This makes it unhandy for the boats as well as the Co-Op.’
    • ‘They don't even take small chances, because these fellows are so unhandy to have around.’
    cumbersome, unwieldy, unhandy
    clumsy, ungainly, uncoordinated, maladroit, graceless, ungraceful, inept, inelegant, unskilful, unhandy, all thumbs, gauche, gawky, gangling, blundering, lumbering, cloddish
  • 2Not skillful in using the hands.

    • ‘even unhandy homemakers can often sew window coverings’



/ˌənˈhandē/ /ˌənˈhændi/