He clumsily sipped from the dainty straw of a blasphemously non-bourbon beverage and smiled broadly as he talked to fellow bros.
How exciting to think that Jews of all people have sexual appetites, which they satisfy as clumsily as anybody else.
It already tried, clumsily, this year with Google Buzz, which immediately out of the gate was hit with massive privacy complaints.
First, he clumsily inserts nakedly political posturing that seems altogether out-of-place in the context of the High Holy Days.
The show was so hastily and clumsily directed that you felt pity for those involved.
This was the real reason why the Polish question was so clumsily disposed of, and left to make trouble for the future.
It was clumsily enough made, and he doubtless guessed how she had obtained it.
There were some clumsily indicated buildings, possibly sheds and stables of daub and wattle, eking out the ramshackle house.
I have tried to help her; but I dare say I did it clumsily, and scared her off from it.
A little too much make-up by western standards, and clumsily applied.
1590s, "acting as if benumbed," alteration of Middle English clumsid "numb with cold" (14c.), past participle of clumsen "to benumb, stiffen or paralyze with cold or fear," from a Scandinavian source akin to Old Norse klumsa "make speechless, palsy; prevent from speaking," intensive of kluma "to make motionless." For insertion of -s-, cf. flimsy.
Not in general use until 18c., with senses "manifesting awkwardness; so made as to be unwieldy." Related: Clumsily; clumsiness. Cf. Swedish dialectal klummsen "benumbed with cold," Norwegian klumsad (past participle) "speechless, palsied by a spasm or by fear or witchery;" German verklammen "grow stiff or numb with cold." Also cf. clumse (n.) "a stupid fellow."