|Origin:||Probably from clumse 'too cold to feel anything' (16-19 centuries), from a Scandinavian language|
clum‧sy comparative clumsier, superlative clumsiest
moving in an awkward way and tending to make things fall over:
I felt clumsy, shy and awkward at the party.
a clumsy attempt to catch the ball
a clumsy object is not easy to use and is often large and heavy
a clumsy action or statement is said or done carelessly or badly, and likely to upset someone:
David made a clumsy attempt to comfort us.
—clumsiness noun [uncountable]