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clunky

[kluhng-kee] /ˈklʌŋ ki/
adjective, clunkier, clunkiest. Informal.
1.
awkwardly heavy or clumsy:
clunky metal jewelry; clunky shoes.
Origin of clunky
1965-1970
1965-70; clunk + -y1
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clunky

/ˈklʌŋkɪ/
adjective clunkier, clunkiest
1.
making a clunking noise
2.
(informal) ponderously ungraceful or unsophisticated: clunky boots
3.
awkward or unsophisticated: then you guffaw at clunky dialogue
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Word Origin and History for clunky
adj.

"blocky, ungraceful," by 1968 (when it was the name of a style of women's shoe), from clunk + -y (2). Related: Clunkily; clunkiness.

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clunky

adjective

Blockish and ungraceful; stolidly unsophisticated: apair of clunkySonorabiker boots/ a clunkish magazine called Pick-Up Times/ The ads are so clunky and quaint that they transport one back to a seemingly more innocent consumer past (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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