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See also: hamhanded
- Clumsy, heavy, or inept; not delicate, light or gentle.
- Some of the dishes arrived damaged after their ham-handed moving efforts.
- 2013 September 10, Michiko Kakutani, “A Calamity Tailor-Made for Internet Conspiracy Theories”, in New York Times:
- The result, disappointingly, is a scattershot work that is, by turns, entertaining and wearisome, energetic and hokey, delightfully evocative and cheaply sensational; dead-on in its conjuring of zeitgeist-y atmospherics, but often slow-footed and ham-handed in its orchestration of social details.