Synonyms of clumsy in English:

clumsy


See definition of clumsy

adjective

1‘in her haste she was clumsy’

SYNONYMS
awkward, uncoordinated, ungainly, graceless, ungraceful, inelegant, gawky, gauche, gangling, cloddish, blundering, lumbering
bungling, bumbling, fumbling, inept, maladroit, unskilful, inexpert, unhandy, accident-prone, like a bull in a china shop
British all fingers and thumbs
informal cack-handed, ham-fisted, ham-handed, butterfingered, with two left feet, hulking
North American informal klutzy
ANTONYMS

graceful

2‘a clumsy contraption’

SYNONYMS
unwieldy, unmanageable, cumbersome, bulky, hulking, heavy, solid, awkward, unmanoeuvrable
ANTONYMS

elegant

3‘he said a clumsy farewell’

SYNONYMS
gauche, awkward, graceless, unpolished, unsubtle, crude, uncouth, boorish, crass
tactless, insensitive, thoughtless, inconsiderate, undiplomatic, indelicate, impolitic, injudicious, ill-judged
ANTONYMS

tactful