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There are 8 meanings of the word Awkward.

How to pronounce awkward:


Awkward - as an adjective

Lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance

Example: "An awkward dancer"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Awkward - as an adjective satellite

Causing inconvenience

Example: "They arrived at an awkward time"

Difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape

Example: "An awkward bundle to carry"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Not elegant or graceful in expression

Example: "An awkward prose style"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment

Example: "Awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner

Example: "Awkward and reserved at parties"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
ill at easeuneasy9

Awkward - as a noun

Someone or something that is awkward.

Awkward - as an adverb

In a backwards direction.

Example Sentences

"She felt awkward wearing a tight dress to the casual party."
"The interview became awkward when he asked inappropriate questions."
"I had an awkward encounter with my ex at the grocery store."
"His joke fell flat and created an awkward silence."
"I made an awkward mistake during my presentation."
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Word Game Points

Is AWKWARD a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, awkward is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

AWKWARD has a SCRABBLE points total of 18.

Is AWKWARD a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, awkward is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
AWKWARD has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 18.

Is AWKWARD a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, awkward is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
AWKWARD has a WORDFEUD points total of 18.

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