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Synonyms for butterfingered

lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands

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Setting Year Nine to write about a place they love, I think of your brother's dripping doorstep, which I don't love, him neither, but he sets your Tadcu's telescope in the road despite the ferret, the baby, the eighth smoked already; and it's Venus, specifically, I don't see, which has little to say about meaning while Morrissey busks through the outdoor speakers, the boys roll butterfingered spliffs and hawk love, albeit in not so many words, and I'm all for your white shirt spooking the damn dark road, a vixen's cry (which might yet be the squeak of a back door, somebody calling cat home), the spark of your lighter; the closer constellations.
With the Lakers' season in the midst of slipping away, they were pulled back into their series with the Phoenix Suns by a pair of unlikely hands -- the often butterfingered mitts of Kwame Brown.
As a YOUNG boy growing up in Starkville, I was awful at sports, all butterfingered and knock-kneed.
The captain was dropped by Andrew Strauss off the bowling of Matthew Hoggard when the second new ball was taken at midday when he was 58 and Andrew Flintoff will know his butterfingered slip cordon prevented a four-day victory, the weather notwithstanding.
But his butterfingered bunglers were mercilessly trampled by the hungry herd of Springboks, desperate to atone for their defeats by Ireland and England.
But his butterfingered bunglers crashed to earth with an almighty bump and were mercilessly trampled by the Springboks, desperate to atone for their defeats by Ireland and England.
Julie and Alex actually lasted a few rounds, but only because their balloon refused to burst despite being rolled, bounced, and dragged on the blacktop by our butterfingered pair of participants.
ARMY ta1 = summary FORT HOOD ta3 = mothproofed FRIEDBERG ta5 = butterfingered FRANKFURT ta2 = frankfurter [trivial
But it needed four dropped catches to get that high and there can be no assurances that they will be as butterfingered again in Chester-le-Street.
Sent on a blitz, the rookie came up with a strip-sack of butterfingered quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
Rangers were closing in on nine in a row but the butterfingered keeper's performance in the build-up was so abysmal his new dressing-room colleagues reckoned they were about to be on the end of a serious hiding.
The story of how these priceless antiques came to meet their maker (or rather their re-maker - a ceramic restorer by the name of Penny Bendall) would strike fear into the already quaking hearts of the butterfingered, clumsy or merely unlucky.
An absolute shocker, and wasn't helped by his hesitant, butterfingered team-mates.
McGraw, who learned at the age of 11 that he was the son of Major League pitching legend Tug McGraw, makes his major acting debut as Charlie Billingsley, an ornery former Panther star who takes out his disappointments in life on his butterfingered tailback son Don (Garrett Hedlund).
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff took a light-hearted swipe at his butterfingered father Colin after scoring a superb century in the second npower Test with the West Indies at Edgbaston.