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Synonyms for clunky

lacking grace in movement or posture

making a clunking sound

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It's quite nice to have eight tracks and some arguably professional effects options (like variable reverb), but the interface is clunky and the operation is a little unstable.
Like in the larger vacant space, drop ceilings had been banished exposing a network of snakelike ventilation shafts, large and admittedly somewhat clunky looking, but possessing an antique charm and retro aesthetic that contributed to the chic atmosphere.
2) make Part D less complicated--tot example, by having only one, simple, comprehensive, directly Medicare-run drug plan that covers all FDA-licensed, investigational new and newly approved drugs, without clunky prior authorization or "whether-it's-covered" appeal red tape and hassles:
Great horned owls have fearsome beaks and talons but are "big and clunky," says Templeton.
Yet the four sculptures exhibited this time around were merely clunky hybrids of kitschy Cubism and craft.
You buy a ticket and discover you've been suckered into another bad indie with weak acting and clunky dialogue.
In those years, it seemed almost de rigueur for Japan's trendy young white-collar types to get their scuba certification, a big clunky diver's watch and a semi-permanent tan.
The problem is, the vast majority of consumers don't want to carry a clunky Geiger counter to the supermarket, because life is hard enough as it is.
The company unveiled a clunky bit of kit as it gave the press the low down on its latest trials at its High Wycombe store.
Sometimes unimaginative, clunky language can be pardoned if a writer comes correct with a good narrative, and that's where Mr.
There are spam filters available for most e-mail software, but they are clunky and require a considerable amount of time and effort to use effectively.
If you think there is a difference to your knees between wearing spiky, stiletto high heels versus the clunky, wide-heeled variety, you're right.
These services are feature-deficient, slow (especially during busy times of day) and clunky.
Worried by the year-2000 problem, tax lawyers and others familiar with the IRS's clunky computers warn businesses to be especially careful when sending tax-related data and funds to the agency next year.
And it wasn't until one hundred years a o that it became Back then, surfers lugged clunky boards that weighed as much as 150 to the beach.