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ungainly
used in Outliers

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Definition
lacking grace in movement or appearance; or difficult to handle or manage — especially because of shape
  • I was ungainly, awkward, a fat kid.
    Chapter 5 (5% in)
  • He says he felt "uncomfortable" when he went for his interviews downtown, and of course he did: he was short and ungainly and Jewish and talked with the flat, nasal tones of his native Brooklyn, and you can imagine how he would have been perceived by some silver-haired patrician in the library.
    Chapter 5 (18% in)

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