Definition of 不器用

ぶきようbukiyou Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • clumsy; awkward; unskillfulness; lack of ability
  • tactless; awkward (e.g. socially); gauche
  • mean; cowardly; base - archaism

Example Sentences

She's basically clumsy so ... I guess she looks up to that sort of thing.
When it comes to sewing, she is all thumbs.
When it comes to making things, I'm all thumbs.
The clumsy man envied her unusual talent.
She is awkward.

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