Awing Awkwardly

Awkward

Meanings and phrases

awkward

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. causing inconvenience
  2. lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
  3. difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape; bunglesome; clumsy; ungainly
  4. not elegant or graceful in expression; clumsy; cumbersome; inapt; inept; ill-chosen
  5. hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment; embarrassing; sticky; unenviable
  6. socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner; ill at ease; uneasy

socially awkward

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Feeling socially awkward and excluded from the group, she eventually goes home.
  • Playing the socially awkward, distant Ajayan, the actor is immediately arresting.
  • She starts to feel socially awkward and out of place, alone in the room full of strangers.
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