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See also: hamfisted
- Lacking skill in physical movement, especially with the hands.
- (by extension) Lacking skill in general.
2008, December 6, Jean has done Canada a favour:
- Harper has a few weeks' grace, during which he and his ham-fisted finance minister, Jim Flaherty, can ponder the error of their ways.
lacking skill in physical movement