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clumsily (comparative more clumsily, superlative most clumsily)
- In a clumsy manner or way; without care or finesse, often hurriedly or awkwardly.
- 1959, Anthony Burgess, Beds in the East (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 514:
- But, bowing with sketchily joined hands, they smiled their way clumsily out, down to the darkness.
done without care or finesse, often hurriedly or awkwardly