English to Afrikaans Meaning :: awkward

ongemaklik, lomp
Awkward :
- ongemaklikeawkwarderawkwardestongemaklikongemaklikheid

Show English Meaning

Adjective(1) causing inconvenience(2) lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance(3) difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape(4) not elegant or graceful in expression(5) hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment, or embarrassing or difficult(6) socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner

Show Examples

(1) Unfortunately, this versatility has meant that the user controls are somewhat awkward and very difficult to master.(2) Chris was nearly eighteen and though he was tall, filled out with spiky black hair and handsome features, he still felt awkward , gawky, and ugly.(3) The resulting pieces at first look remarkably awkward and ungainly.(4) In addition, he frequently appears to be sidestepping awkward questions by the simple expedient of behaving as if you have asked something completely different.(5) If we are honest, those of us who have all of our abilities sometimes are uncomfortable or even awkward alongside those who are seriously disabled.(6) The members did this while crouching-on the floor in a very uncomfortable, awkward position.(7) I am old, cynical, bitter, twisted, awkward , difficult, fussy, and generally hard to please.(8) He seems to be an actor perfectly suited to kitchen sink dramas in an age when demand from that sort of awkward , angry character is declining.(9) They have the right to ask some awkward questions.(10) In all of them you see a hunched, awkward man, uncomfortable in his own body.(11) London's tone suggests they're put out, as though we're being deliberately awkward .(12) Their stance is one of unswerving resistance, but their films, while dealing with awkward topics, have never been demagogic.(13) It would ball up on his hoof, making it uncomfortable and awkward to walk.(14) Not for their use, mind you: a good soundtrack can make a movie better than its sum of train explosions, drug deals and awkward romances.(15) There were a few uneasy seconds of awkward silence, everyone looking at Christine with apprehension.(16) A relationship with one who is ÔÇÿnot one of usÔÇÖ raises the risk that sooner or later a difficult and awkward conversation lies ahead.
Related Words
(1) awkward situation ::
ongemaklike situasie
(2) feel awkward ::
voel ongemaklik
(3) awkward position ::
ongemaklike posisie
(4) awkward age ::
ongemaklike ouderdom
1. difficult ::
2. inconvenient ::
3. embarrassing ::
4. uncomfortable ::
5. clumsy ::
6. sticky ::
7. uneasy ::
1. graceful ::
2. suave ::
3. urbane ::
Different Forms
awkward, awkwarder, awkwardest, awkwardly, awkwardness
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

It almost makes up for the incredibly
awkward turn things took earlier.

It almost makes up for the incredibly AWKWARD turn things took earlier.

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 6

and they don\'t need me
there to make it awkward.

and they don't need me there to make it AWKWARD.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 4

Are you sure? He\'s tall,
pale and awkward.

Are you sure? He's tall, pale and AWKWARD.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 13

Please don\'t make this
awkward for me.

Please don't make this AWKWARD for me.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 6

- We were awkward, weird, couldn\'t play sports.
- Right again.

- We were AWKWARD, weird, couldn't play sports. - Right again.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 2

English to Afrikaans Dictionary: awkward

Meaning and definitions of awkward, translation in Afrikaans language for awkward with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of awkward in Afrikaans and in English language.

Tags for the entry "awkward"

What awkward means in Afrikaans, awkward meaning in Afrikaans, awkward definition, examples and pronunciation of awkward in Afrikaans language.

English to Afrikaans Dictionary

Learn Prepositions by Photos
commonly confused words
form of verbs

Words by Category

Topic Wise Words

Learn 3000+ Common Words

Learn Common GRE Words

Learn Words Everyday

Your Favorite Words
Currently you do not have any favorite word. To make a word favorite you have to click on the heart button.