Awkward in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Awkward

Lacking dexterity in the use of the hands, or of instruments. | Not easily managed or effected; embarrassing. | Lacking social skills, or uncomfortable with social interaction.

Short Example Sentences for Awkward

  • 1. He is awkward and blundering. 🔊
  • 2. There was an awkward pause. 🔊
  • 3. But their words were most awkward to my tongue. 🔊
  • 4. One of the most awkward positions a person can be in. 🔊
  • 5. You play with awkward weapons. 🔊
  • 6. Things were assuming an awkward and unexpected phase. 🔊
  • 7. These here canoes are awkward things for a beginner. 🔊
  • 8. The fisherman made an awkward exit. 🔊
  • 9. This girder is awkward to pack up and transport. 🔊
  • 10. Tommy was dreadfully awkward about a boat, too. 🔊
  • 11. He looked down, and there was an awkward pause. 🔊
  • 12. The stiff, awkward figure had changed. 🔊
  • 13. A gorgeous livery indicates new and awkward city wealth. 🔊
  • 14. Jim was, in fact, getting to the awkward age with boys. 🔊
  • 15. The raids of Villa created a very awkward situation. 🔊
  • 16. It would be awkward enough if they discovered their mistake for themselves. 🔊
  • 17. There is a moment's awkward silence. 🔊
  • 18. After some awkward attempts at conversation, Jonah relapsed into silence. 🔊
  • 19. I trust that you'll not make any more such awkward mistakes. 🔊
  • 20. And landing in the schooner's boats would be awkward in the dark. 🔊

How to use Awkward in Sentences?

  • 1. Now, there were certainly some awkward circumstances in respect of this illegitimacy question. 🔊
  • 2. Billeghi tried to get out of it, saying it was awkward for him, and out of his way. 🔊
  • 3. Yet a means so horrible as well as so awkward and ineffective seemed unlike mountain outlaws. 🔊
  • 4. He seemed more awkward and ill at ease than ever, and his tone was almost threatening. 🔊
  • 5. For absolute self-possession in this awkward situation the younger man easily carried the palm. 🔊
  • 6. Gray was very slow and awkward over his unaccustomed work; but tea was at last got ready. 🔊
  • 7. But Curly stepped up and laid an awkward hand on the head of each of the twins. 🔊
  • 8. I will read it to you now, if you will pardon my awkward translating of the French original. 🔊
  • 9. It is better to cut the poles (of ash) only when required, as they are awkward objects to carry. 🔊
  • 10. So Ida told everything, and apologized for her awkward speeches to the housekeeper. 🔊
  • 11. From the next room came the fitful, awkward sounds of a five-finger exercise from Ray. 🔊
  • 12. The minute was the more awkward for him owing to the fact that she did not take the initiative in carrying it off. 🔊
  • 13. It will be noticed that its northern angle was sloped off so as not to present an awkward corner on the side of the choir. 🔊
  • 14. Danton was sitting a few yards from the maid, with the awkward air of a youth who doubts his welcome. 🔊
  • 15. The thorns in her cross consisted chiefly of Jane's awkward attempts at consolation. 🔊