ham-handed

[ham-han-did]
adjective
clumsy, inept, or heavy-handed: a ham-handed approach to dealing with people that hurts a lot of feelings.
Also, especially British, ham-fisted [ham-fis-tid] .


Origin:
1915–20

hamhandedness; especially British, hamfistedness, noun
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ham-fisted or ham-handed
 
adj
informal lacking dexterity or elegance; clumsy
 
ham-handed or ham-handed
 
adj

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Example sentences
But it contains a balance of risks and rewards that could easily be upset if
  carried out in a ham-handed manner.
It was largely a result of the ham-handed way of trying to occupy territories
  they feel.
To me, this was an obvious and ham-handed attempt to make this event far more
  dramatic than it really was.
For its first year in operation, the new arm will be somewhat ham-handed.
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