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  • adj. superlative form of clumsy: most clumsy.


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  • Find the meaning of your gestures by all means (though why the clumsiest should be preferred I do not understand — I have in mind some manger scenes) and if you can bring yourself to at this particular season of the year, decorate, feast and give; manifest a bit of cheer even if nobody asks you why.

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  • IF A breeder should stock his farm with the swiftest race horses obtainable, and employ a method of selection whereby only the slowest and clumsiest horses were bred, it would not be many generations before he would have a breed of very slow and very clumsy horses.

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  • - But, with his hand, he is certainly the clumsiest creature living.

    Carolyn Vega: John Ruskin's "Great Horse-Controversy"

  • This is easily my favorite episode of this particular series — which is a good thing, because the most recent episode "The Middle Men" may have been my least favorite, with some of the clumsiest action sequences in recent memory, especially in the San Pedro facility, where bad acting and ridiculous plotting proved as lethal as the ovens.

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  • It was infinitely more clumsy than the clumsiest handiwork of man -- of man as we know him.


  • Whereas I, equally self-taught but a good deal less bright, flail about in the clumsiest possible way.

    Jean's Knitting

  • She was appointed to the job in the clumsiest and most embarrassing manner possible, and although she won election in her own right last month, given the quality of the Republican opposition you couldn't call it a popular uprising of support.

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  • Thanks to plastic and a little glue, the clumsiest kid (me) could build splendidly detailed models of Mars passenger rockets and atomic-powered automobiles and many other things that would never be realized.

    Future Schlock

  • In regard to style, it has none – it is one of the clumsiest, ugliest looking productions I’ve ever seen.

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  • Tie them with a loop big enough that the clumsiest official will be able to get a pair of scissors in and cut them off without a risk of stabbing your luggage in case they want to inspect it, and small enough that nobody will be able to take things out or put them in, Schapelle without you knowing about it.

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