She took a long time twisting herself into her girdle, hooking garters to her stockings, pulling on an ungainly, expensive tweed suit.
Mr. Thompson glanced at James Taggart, at the sloppy posture of a tall figure slumped in ungainly self-distortion, and caught him watching Galt’s movements with such hatred that Mr. Thompson sat up, fearing it would become audible in the room.
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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.