His figure was a little ungainly, as in the days when my knuckles had taken such liberties with it, but it looked as if it would always be light and young.
You know he is as ungainly within as without.
The great numbers on their backs, as if they were street doors; their coarse mangy ungainly outer surface, as if they were lower animals; their ironed legs, apologetically garlanded with pocket-handkerchiefs; and the way in which all present looked at them and kept from them; made them (as Herbert had said) a most disagreeable and degraded spectacle.
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At that she flung her head high, spun on her ungainly legs and gallumphed back down the ridge apparently more indignant than afraid.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
We struggle with the ungainly thing, making all kinds of clanking noises as we wobble down the stairs.